Definition of Genus Chionanthus

1. Noun. Deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree.

Exact synonyms: Chionanthus
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, Olive Family
Member holonyms: Fringe Tree

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Chionanthus

genus Chelifer
genus Chelone
genus Chelonia
genus Chelydra
genus Chenopodium
genus Chilomastix
genus Chilomeniscus
genus Chilomycterus
genus Chilopsis
genus Chimaera
genus Chimaphila
genus Chimonanthus
genus Chinchilla
genus Chinchona
genus Chiococca
genus Chionanthus (current term)
genus Chirocephalus
genus Chironomus
genus Chiton
genus Chlamydera
genus Chlamydia
genus Chlamydomonas
genus Chlamydosaurus
genus Chlamyphorus
genus Chloranthus
genus Chlorella
genus Chloris
genus Chlorococcum
genus Chlorophis
genus Chlorophoneus

Literary usage of Genus Chionanthus

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

1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Genus CHIONANTHUS, Linn. Fringe Tree (Chionanthus Virginia*, Linn.)—A slender, narrow-headed tree, 2o to 3o feet high, or less. ..."

2. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"Two genera represent this family in Kentucky: A. Genus Fraxinus—Ash. B. genus Chionanthus—Fringe Tree. A. ASH—GENUS FRAXINUS. Three characteristics readily ..."

3. The Trees of Northeastern America: Illustrations from Original Sketches by Charles Stedman Newhall (1890)
"A "Shaker Medicine " is made from its bitter bark. Genus CHIONANTHUS, L. (Fringe Tree.) From two Greek words meaning " snow" and " flowers." Fig. 70. ..."

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