Definition of Muntingia

1. Noun. One species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muntingia

Munro
Munro's abscess
Munro's microabscess
Munro's point
Munro bagger
Munroist
Munroists
Munros
Munsee
Munshiganj District
Munson's sign
Munster
Munster Irish
Muntenia
Muntiacus
Muntingia
Muntingia calabura
Muntz metal
Munukutuba
Munyarwand
Muppet
Muppets
Murad
Muraenidae
Murasugi sum
Murasugi sums
Murcia
Murcian
Murcians
Murdoch

Literary usage of Muntingia

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"muntingia with a rough Elm-leaf, and the leall Fruit growing in Clutters. 3. ... muntingia with a Cornel-leaf, and a letter Fruit. ..."

2. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1821)
"Such as mayors, sheriffs, consuls, &c. muntingia, in botany, so called from Abraham Hunting;, professor of botany at Groeningen, a genus of the Poly- andria ..."

3. A General System of Botany Descriptive and Analytical: In Two Parts by Emmanuel Le Maout, Joseph Decaisne, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1876)
"... muntingia); ovules attached to the inner angle of the cells, solitary or geminate, pendulous from the top of each cell, or ascending from the base; ..."

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