Definition of Myricas
1. myrica [n] - See also: myrica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myricas
Literary usage of Myricas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ornamental Shrubs for Garden, Lawn, and Park Planting: With an Account of by Lucius Daniel Davis (1899)
"Beginning with a hedge of these myricas, plantations may often be ... Such being the case, the myricas will doubtless be found of service as nurse trees, ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"... in habit and structure it differed from the contemporaneous myricas, the only difference about which we know anything is the difference in leaf-form, ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"The myricas, or wax-myrtles, of North and South America, are cultivated for the waxy exudations on their fruits, from which the wax is ..."
4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The modern myricas are temperate and subtropical and a number of the species are coastal forms of either swamps or sand dunes. ..."
5. The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by Walter Scott (1827)
"body had turned the original into English prose before. " Where Virgil says, Lauri el myricas ..."
6. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1824)
"... extending for a certain distance up the sides of the valley: above them were naked rocks. The principal plants near the road were wild myricas and ..."
7. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1915)
"... myricas. In this view, perhaps, the History may be emblematical of the Country it describes. In tumbling over their Leaves, ..."
8. Our Northern Shrubs and how to Identify Them: A Handbook for the Nature-lover by Harriet Louise Keeler (1903)
"... beginning with a hedge of these myricas, plantations may often }>e established where without something of this nature the task would be hopeless. ..."