Definition of Bilian

1. a tree of Borneo [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bilian

bilharzial appendicitis
bilharzial dysentery
bilharzial granuloma
bilian (current term)
biliary atresia
biliary calculus
biliary canaliculus
biliary cirrhosis
biliary colic
biliary duct
biliary ductule
biliary ductules
biliary dyskinesia
biliary endoprosthesis
biliary fever of dogs

Literary usage of Bilian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"Colic arising from the passage of intestinal or bilian' calculi through the intestines. ... bilian ..."

2. Adventures Among the Dyaks of Borneo by Frederick Boyle (1865)
"The logs and clapboards of bilian* for the new fort are all prepared and lie along the bank ready for transportation, and some days before we left, ..."

3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1888)
"It is built of solid bilian wood, the poets and beams are prettily ... These bilian posts are perfectly sound, although I was assured that they must have ..."

4. Embassy to the Eastern Courts of Cochin-China, Siam, and Muscat: In the U. S by Edmund Roberts (1837)
"There a another savage race, according to the Malaya, called bilian, who are covered with hair, and have nails of extraordinary length. ..."

5. Head-hunters: Black, White, and Brown by Alfred Cort Haddon (1901)
"The structure of the house is similar in general arrangement to those I have previously described, but it is famous for the size of the bilian planks with ..."

6. A Visit to the Indian Archipelago, in H.M. Ship M├Žander: With Portions of by Henry Keppel, James Brooke (1853)
"... cottages are giving place to substantial bilian and plank walled houses, and in some cases the roofs are tiled, in others covered with ..."

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