Definition of Genus caryocar

1. Noun. Type genus of the Caryocaraceae; South American trees yielding strong fine-grained wood and edible nuts.

Exact synonyms: Caryocar
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Caryocaraceae, Family Caryocaraceae
Member holonyms: Caryocar Nuciferum, Souari, Souari Nut, Souari Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Caryocar

genus Carex
genus Cariama
genus Carica
genus Carissa
genus Carlina
genus Carnegiea
genus Carpenteria
genus Carphophis
genus Carpinus
genus Carpobrotus
genus Carpocapsa
genus Carpodacus
genus Carthamus
genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala

Literary usage of Genus caryocar

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

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The genus Caryocar Tfi**'^ ten species, in tropical South America, some of which form Urge trees affording a very durable wood, useful for shipbuilding. ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"belong to the genus Bassia, of the order Sapo- taee<e; the butter-trees of Guiana and Brazil to the genus Caryocar (qv), ..."

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