Definition of Persea

1. Noun. Avocado.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persea

Peronism
Peronist
Peronists
Peronospora
Peronospora destructor
Peronospora hyoscyami
Peronospora tabacina
Peronosporaceae
Peronosporales
Perpendicular
Perpignan
Perrot
Perry
Perry Mason
Perry Mason moment
Persea (current term)
Persea Americana
Persea borbonia
Persean
Perseans
Perseid
Perseids
Persephone
Persepolis
Perseus
Pershing
Persia
Persian
Persian Empire
Persian Gulf

Literary usage of Persea

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1. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1826)
"... beautiful fruit tree, celebrated among the ancients, the persea, of the Greeks, ... of this conjecture, botanists have given the name of Laurus persea. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"A little later He teaches His Apostles the Our Father, probably somewhere on Mt. Olivet. On a subsequent missionary tour through Judea and Persea^He heals ..."

3. A Second Series of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"The Persea was sacred to her, as the Sycomore to ... appears to signify " Lady of the tree," and not exclusively " of the Persea;" the same being applied to ..."

4. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1876)
"LAURUS (Persea) PR^STENS Î, sp. nov. Leaf coriaceous, large, broadly lanceolate or ... By its nervation, this species is allied to Persea speciosa, Heer, ..."

5. A Smaller Scripture History: In Three Parts: Old Testament History by William Smith (1884)
"As he proceeded leisurely through Persea towards Jerusalem, ... To this progress through Persea should probably be referred those • John xi.53, 54. ..."

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