Definition of Botany bay fig

1. Noun. Australian tree resembling the banyan often planted for ornament; introduced into South Africa for brushwood.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Botany Bay Fig

Boswellia carteri
Boswellia serrata
Bosworth Field
Botallo's duct
Botallo's foramen
Botallo's ligament
Botany Bay
Botany Bay dozen
Botany Bay dozens
Botany Bay fever
Botany Bay fig
Botaurus lentiginosus
Botaurus stellaris
Bothnian Bay
Bothnian Sea
Bothriocephalus cordatus
Bothriocephalus latus
Bothriocephalus mansoni
Bothriocephalus mansonoides
Bothrops antitoxin

Literary usage of Botany bay fig

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

1. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1813)
"botany bay fig-Tree. Nat. of New South Wales. Introd. 1789, by the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. К. В. FL March—June. GH ij. stipulate. ..."

2. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Benjamin Vincent, Joseph Haydn (1906)
"... of temperance in the House of Commons (about 60), Feb. 1884. FIG-TREE (Ficta carica) brought from the south of Europe, before 1548. The Botany-Bay fig. ..."

3. The British Almanac: Containing Astronomical, Official and Other Information by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1843)
"62. Bosworth-field, battle of, '28. 58. " Botanic Garden," '32. 62. Botany Bay Fig, '31. 39 ; indigo, id. 40. Botho, Conrad, '31. 70 ; '32. 64. ..."

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