Definition of Morus alba
1. Noun. Asiatic mulberry with white to pale red fruit; leaves used to feed silkworms.
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Literary usage of Morus alba
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1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"The white and black mulberry trees (morus alba L. and Morus nigra L., order Moracea), natives of Asia, are grown for their leaves in Southern Europe and ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"A hardy type of morus alba which was introduced into our western states during 1875-77 by the ... The Nervosa Mulberry— morus alba, var. nervosa. АЛ. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"morus alba L. White Mulberry. Fig- 1551- morus alba L. Sp. PI. 986. 1753. A small tree, sometimes 40° high and with a trunk 3° in diameter, the bark light ..."
4. The American Laborer: Devoted to the Cause of Protection to Home Industry by Horace Greeley (1843)
"I refer to this experiment here, only because a portion of the silk was made from the native mulberry, and a portion from the morus alba, or white mulberry. ..."