Definition of Genus Acer

1. Noun. Type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit.

Exact synonyms: Acer
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Aceraceae, Family Aceraceae, Maple Family
Member holonyms: Maple

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Acer

genus Abramis
genus Abrocoma
genus Abronia
genus Abudefduf
genus Abutilon
genus Acacia
genus Acalypha
genus Acanthisitta
genus Acanthocereus
genus Acanthocybium
genus Acanthophis
genus Acanthoscelides
genus Acanthurus
genus Acanthus
genus Accipiter
genus Acer (current term)
genus Acherontia
genus Acheta
genus Achillea
genus Achimenes
genus Achoerodus
genus Achras
genus Acinonyx
genus Acinos
genus Acipenser
genus Acocanthera
genus Acokanthera
genus Aconitum
genus Acorus
genus Acridotheres

Literary usage of Genus Acer

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

1. The Trees of America: Native and Foreign, Pictorially and Botanically by Daniel Jay Browne (1846)
"The genus Acer is confined to Europe, North America, northern India, and to southern Russia, in Asia. The ancients held the maple in great esteem ..."

2. Introduction to Botany by William Chase Stevens (1902)
"Now read the description of the genus, Acer, and of the species under it, and determine to which ..."

3. Geology and Mineralogy Considered with Reference to Natural Theology by William Buckland (1841)
"Of the genus Acer, one species maybe compared with Acer cum post re, another with Acer pseudoplatanus; but the most frequent species, ..."

4. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"... with only 1 species, about 70 species, all of which are included in the genus Acer, and distributed with a few exceptions in the northern hemisphere. ..."

5. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"Mr. Hodgson, in his Nagasaki, p 342-3, gives the following as the species of the genus Acer, growing in Japan, ..."

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