Definition of Artocarpus
1. Noun. Evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Moraceae, Moraceae, Mulberry Family
Member holonyms: Artocarpus Altilis, Artocarpus Communis, Breadfruit, Breadfruit Tree, Artocarpus Heterophyllus, Jackfruit, Jackfruit Tree, Artocarpus Odoratissima, Marang, Marang Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artocarpus
Literary usage of Artocarpus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Dahu of Panjab, artocarpus integrifolia, Linn. Da-hya of Panjab, Trophis áspera, Rets. ... SINGH., artocarpus nobilis, Thw. Del, SINGH., artocarpus ..."
2. Technical Reports and Scientific Papers by Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, Imperial Institute (Great Britain) (1903)
"The Constituents of artocarpus integrifolia.2 By AG ... artocarpus integrifolia is the well-known Jack Fruit, cultivated in India, Burma, and Ceylon. ..."
3. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"The price of the wood in Bombay is Rs. 30 per candy of 7£ cwts. The Portuguese call it Pao de merda and Pao sujo. artocarpus ..."
4. Three Visits to Madagascar During the Years 1853-1854-1856: Including a by William Ellis (1858)
"Magnificent Species of artocarpus.— Effects of frequent Hurricanes. — Heat of the Weather. — Preparation for a Hurricane. — Visit to the Royal Gardens at ..."