Definition of Catkins
1. Noun. (plural of catkin) ¹
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Definition of Catkins
1. catkin [n] - See also: catkin
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Literary usage of Catkins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"A DISEASE OF PECAN catkins BB Il i 1.1. is - WITH Two FIGURES IN THE TEXT During the latter part of April, 1916, the writer's attention was called to an ..."
2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"The leaf-blisters, deformation of the catkins and catkin powdery mildew attract ... POWDERY MILDEW OF catkins Caused by Erysiphe aggregata (Peck) Farlow In ..."
3. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Flowers appearing before the leaves ; catkins densely silky, subsessile, ... Female catkins cylindric, 2-3 in. long, nodding ; scales black above the middle ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... pubescent while young, later glabrous above, glabrescent and glaucous beneath: catkins on short, often leafy stalks; stamens usually connate one-half; ..."
5. Through the Year with Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Herbert Wendell Gleason (1917)
"CO WILLOW catkins MARCH, 1859. The willow catkins by the railroad have now all ... Go and measure to what length the silvery willow catkins have crept out ..."
6. Arboretum et fruticetum Britannicum; or, The trees and shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"Scales of the catkins of one colour, yellowish green ; falling off 7 . ... Scales of the catkins discoloured at the point. before the fruit i> ripe . ..."
7. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1874)
"WHEN the catkins on the willow open in the spring, Then our catkin sits and ... Look out, birdies, how you trust him; he is very sly: Trust the catkins on ..."