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Definition of Microcar
1. a compact small-engined car [n -S]
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Literary usage of Microcar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mosses with Hand-lens and Microscope: A Non-technical Hand-book of the More by Abel Joel Grout (1903)
"... calyptra papillose over the whole beak; peristome teeth divided to the base; spores maturing in spring. Most likely to be confused with microcar- pum, ..."
2. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"M. lj.) serrate, very smooth ; flowers in terminal corymbs. The yellowish berries remain on the tree during winter. 13-20 i. microcar'pa, fruit small, ..."
3. Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to by William Hemsley Emory (1848)
"If the figure is correct, this species ought to be distinguished by the name of if. microcar- pa, as I know of no other Mammillaria with such a small fruit. ..."
4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"... it is a stiff upright-growing plant, a native of France. • R. c. 14 microcar/ia Desv. Journ. Bot., 1813, p. ..."
5. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1872)
"Thus in one instance I was most agreeably surprised to find a small bush of Gossypium microcar- pum, only between 2 and 3 feet high, bearing several stems ..."
6. Familiar Lectures on Botany: Explaining the Structure, Classification, and by Lincoln Phelps (1854)
"The yellowish berries remain on the tree during winter. 13-20 f. microcar"pn, fruit .small, scarlet. SOR"GHUM. 3—2. (Gramínea ) [An Indian name. ..."