Definition of Pterocarpus

1. Noun. Genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pterocarpus

Pteridaceae
Pteridium
Pteridium aquilinum
Pteridium esculentum
Pteridophyta
Pteriidae
Pteris
Pteris cretica
Pteris multifida
Pteris serrulata
Pternohyla
Pternohyla fodiens
Pterocarpus (current term)
Pterocarpus angolensis
Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus macrocarpus
Pterocarpus marsupium
Pterocarpus santalinus
Pterocarya
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
Pterocles
Pterocles alchata
Pterocles indicus
Pteroclididae
Pterocnemia
Pterocnemia pennata
Pterodactylidae

Literary usage of Pterocarpus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"... (Pterocarpus Marsupium), teak, the wild mango, and others. Under the system initiated in 1882, the revenue derived from these forests doubled itself at ..."

2. The Essentials of Materia Medica, and Therapeutics by Alfred Baring Garrod (1865)
"Pterocarpus. Red Sandal "Wood. [Santalum. ... US] The wood of Pterocarpus santalinus, Red Saunder'a Wood ; Lin. ..."

3. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"genus Pterocarpus. Dr. Möller made a careful examination of the various woods ... On examining the heartwood of a Philippine species of Pterocarpus, ..."

4. The plants of the Bible, trees and shrubs by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"Others, however, think that the plant is more probably Pterocarpus santalinus, or the red sandal-wood of India. This belongs to the natural order ..."

5. The Plants of the Bible by John Hutton Balfour (1885)
"Others, however, think that the plant is more probably Pterocarpus santalinus, or the red sandal-wood of India. This belongs to the natural order ..."

6. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"MAHR., Pterocarpus santalinus, L. Rakta ... Rakta gandham, TEL.,Pterocarpus santalinus, ... Thunb. syn. of Artocarpus Pterocarpus ..."

7. The Indian Forester (1883)
"... cattle in this manner, is a very delicate operation, which requires the most careful control. Pterocarpus SANTALINUS. ENGLISH, RED SANDERS, OR RED WOOD. ..."

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