Definition of Grewia

1. Noun. A genus of tropical and subtropical Old World climbers or shrubs or trees.

Exact synonyms: Genus Grewia
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Tiliaceae, Linden Family, Tiliaceae
Member holonyms: Grewia Asiatica, Phalsa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grewia

Gresham's Law
Greta Garbo
Greta Louisa Gustafsson
Greville bath
Grevillea banksii
Grevillea robusta
Grevillea striata
Grevillela parallela
Grewia asiatica
Grey-winged Trumpeter
Grey Turner's sign
Grias cauliflora
Gridley's stain
Griesinger's disease
Griesinger's sign
Griesinger's symptom

Literary usage of Grewia

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

1. The timber trees, timber and fancy woods, as also, the forests of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Wood used iu agriculture, house posts, &c.—Dr. Gibson. grewia ... Capt. Beddome, Messrs. Latham and Powell, Dr. JL Stewart. grewia ..."

2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"grewia FLORIBUNDA. Wall. Myat ya, . . . . BUBM. I Ta-yau BURM. ... Wood white coloured, and adapted for every purpose of house-building,—M'Cl. grewia ..."

3. Materia medica of India and their therapeutics by Rustomjee Naserwanjee Khory, Nanabhai Navrosji Katrak, . (1903)
"Infusion (i in io). Dose, i to I oz. Actions ana uses.—Cooling and refrigerant ; the bark is demulcent, and given in fever and dysentery. grewia ..."

4. Pharmacographia Indica: A History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin by William Dymock, C. J. H. Warden, David Hooper (1890)
"grewia TILI^FOLIA, Vahl. Fig,—Beddome, PL Syl, t. 108. Hab.—Western India to the Himalayas, Burma, Ceylon. Vernacular. ..."

5. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"grewia edulis is a small tree with alternate leaves which are pointed at both ends. ... The fruit is small, round, bluish, and edible. grewia ..."

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