Definition of Chanar
1. Noun. Thorny shrub or small tree common in central Argentina having small orange or yellow flowers followed by edible berries.
Group relationships: Genus Geoffroea, Geoffroea
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chanar
Literary usage of Chanar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life of Warren Hastings, First Governor-general of India by George Bruce Malleson (1894)
"HASTINGS, whilst still at Banaras and chanar, had continued his negotiations with the young Nawwab-Wazir of Oudh, whose position, from the time of his ..."
2. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Sher Khan, the Rohilla, obtained possession of chanar in 1530 by marrying ... In 1575, the Mughals again took chanar, and settled the neighbouring country. ..."
3. The River Pilcomayo from Its Discharge Into the River Paraguay to Parallel by Gunnar Anfin Lange (1906)
"518 On the ridge great variety of trees: timbo, palo borracho, palo santo, chanar, algaroba, on the XE open country. 528 Low woods without trees of value. ..."
4. La Plata, the Argentine Confederation and Paraguay: Being a Narrative of the by Thomas Jefferson Page (1859)
"Although the governor anticipated a fight with the Indians, before leaving Islita de chanar he nailed his card against a tree, inviting a parlamento ..."
5. Eight Months on the Gran Chaco of the Argentine Republic by Juan Pelleschi (1886)
"The carob-tree or a!f/arrobo, the cassia or fusca, the chanar, the jujube-tree ... These fruits last for three or four months, beginning with the chanar and ..."
6. The Letters of Warren Hastings to His Wife by Warren Hastings, Sydney C. Grier (1905)
"men, two field-pieces and a howitzer, and returned to chanar. ... Colonel Blair (father of the Captain Blair just mentioned), at chanar, received the one ..."