Definition of Angelim
1. Noun. Any of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira.
Group relationships: Andira, Genus Andira
Specialized synonyms: Andira Inermis, Cabbage Bark, Cabbage Tree, Cabbage-bark Tree
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Angelim
Literary usage of Angelim
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1879)
"Why it is called "angelim" is unknown. It is a neighbor of-another tree, which yields a ... The powder obtained from the bitter angelim is invariably called ..."
2. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1879)
"The word angelim is not now understood. The tree belongs to the nat. ord. ... There is also an angelim doce ('sweet angelim,' Andira ..."
3. The Empire of Brazil at the Universal Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia by Brazil (1876)
"... the stony angelim (A. specta- bilis), the sweet angelim (A. rosea), the angelim-coco (A. stipulacea), the acapu (Vouacapoua americana). which may the ..."
4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"... (Bitter angelim), and A. varzea (Cultivated angelim). Its chief use in this country is for cabinet-work, Tunbridge-ware, parasol-sticks, fans, ..."