Definition of Averrhoa

1. Noun. Trees native to East Indies having pinnate leaves: carambolas.

Exact synonyms: Genus Averrhoa
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Oxalidaceae, Oxalidaceae, Wood-sorrel Family



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Averrhoa

Avellino
Avellis
Avellis' syndrome
Avena barbata
Avena fatua
Avena sativa
Avene sterilis
Aventine
Aventines
Averell Harriman
Averil
Avernal
Averni
Avernian
Avernus
Averrhoa
Averrhoa bilimbi
Averrhoa carambola
Averroes
Averroism
Averroisms
Averroist
Averroists
Avery
Avesta
Avestan
Aveyron
Avi
Avicenna
Avicennia

Literary usage of Averrhoa

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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1849)
"DESCRIPTION OF THE WOOD-CUT. a averrhoa Carambola. ... The cultivation of the above two species of averrhoa is easy. If the plants are grown in pots or tubs ..."

2. The Power of Movement in Plants by Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin (1900)
"... which include sleeping plants—Description of the movements in the several Genera—Oxalis : leaflets folded at night—averrhoa : rapid movements of the ..."

3. The Flag-ship: Or, A Voyage Around the World in the United States Frigate by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1840)
"The blimbing (averrhoa carambola) is a peculiar acid pentagonal fruit. Its seeds are flat It reminds you of a craw-fish, although nothing like it; ..."

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