Definition of Coville
1. Noun. Desert shrub of southwestern United States and New Mexico having persistent resinous aromatic foliage and small yellow flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Larrea, Larrea
Terms within: Sonora Gum
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Coville
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1. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1883)
"There is no dispute about the fact, that coville remitted this check to that bank indorsed, and drew out of that institution $1800 of said amount; ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"March 21, The Battle of the Forest, BE Fernow; March 28, The Adaptation of Plants to the Desert, FV coville; April 4, The Spread of the Rabbit, TS Palmer; ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1892)
"... coville, Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC [ABSTRACT.! SOURCE and distribution of moisture. Conservation of moisture. Temperature. Seasons. ..."
4. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1901)
"... V. coville. Several months ago in examining a collection of Ribes made by Mr. CL Shear in Colorado in and, I found a fruiting specimen of the Rocky ..."
5. The Reading Club and Handy Speaker: Being Selections in Prose and Poetry by George Melville Baker (1879)
"Mr. coville is such a man. When he heard a carpenter say that there were so many shingles on the roof of his house, because the roof contained so many ..."
6. Work of the Wits, a Choice Collection of Sparkling Wit and Humor: Favorite by Adam Craig (1881)
"coville COUNTED THE SHINGLES ON HIS HOUSE. There are men who dispute what they do not understand. Mr. coville is such a man. When he heard a carpenter say ..."