Definition of Betulaceous
1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of trees of the birch family.
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Literary usage of Betulaceous
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1. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1857)
"They are well known to all persons, and may be considered a fair type of the betulaceous tribe, being possessed of more of the peculiarities of the birches ..."
2. A Complete pronouncing medical dictionary: Embracing the Terminology of by Joseph Thomas (1885)
"betulaceous, bet-u-Ia'shus, or Bet-u-lin'e- ous. [Lat. Betula'ceus, or Betulin'eus; from bet'ula, the " birch-tree."] Having an arrangement as in the Betula ..."
3. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"The alder, a genus of betulaceous trees. A. glutino'sa, a tree of Europe and America. The leaves and bark .are bitter and astringent, and as a tonic are ..."
4. The Industry of Nations, as Exemplified in the Great Exhibition of 1851 by London Exhibition of 1851 (1852)
"... the largest quantity is yielded by the order to which the birch belongs, the betulaceous trees ; and next to this, by the order of which the oak is a ..."