Definition of Sebastiana
1. Noun. Mexican spurges.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Euphorbiaceae, Family Euphorbiaceae, Spurge Family
Terms within: Jumping Bean, Jumping Seed, Mexican Jumping Bean
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sebastiana
Literary usage of Sebastiana
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of a Collection of Original Manuscripts Formerly Belonging to the by Walter de Gray Birch (1903)
"La qual se lo dio todo a la dicha Sebastiana segun dixo a esta. ... Y que estando en cassa de esta la dicha Sebastiana por esta ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"was made were perfectly natural ; but, nevertheless, Sebastiana ... As Sebastiana had predicted, there was a con siderable sprinkling of dominos amongst the ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1848)
"Sebastiana Gonfalon does not lack suitors, I can assure you. ... You are not rich, certainly, but Sebastiana is rich enough for both. You have high birth, ..."
4. Science from an Easy Chair by Edwin Ray Lankester (1911)
"None other Sebastiana palmeri, in than the Brazilian indiarubber tree, ... The fruits of Sebastiana (the jumping bean) are very much like those of the ..."
5. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"... adjacent to Armenia Prima Sebastiana ; Satala, Nikopolis, and Colonia on the eastern frontier of Armenia Sebastiana, forming a convenient new province ..."
6. Mosca: A Factual Fiction by Richard Miller (1997)
"Sebastiana pulled Pedro across the alley and into City Lights Bookstore. ... Thrust onward by a sudden surge of resolve, he made Sebastiana an absolute ..."