Definition of Nyssas

1. nyssa [n] - See also: nyssa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyssas

nymphos
nymphotomy
nymphs
nymphæ
nymphæa
nymphæum
nyms
nymshift
nymshifted
nymshifter
nymshifters
nymshifting
nymshifts
nyotaimori
nys
nyssas (current term)
nystagmic
nystagmiform
nystagmogram
nystagmograph
nystagmography
nystagmoid
nystagmus
nystagmus test
nystagmuses
nystatin
nystatins
nystose
nystoses
nyuk

Literary usage of Nyssas

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1901)
"nyssas are trees or shrubs with petiolate, usually entire Ivs. and small Hs. borne in short racemes or dense 1504. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"The nyssas of the eastern Himalayas and the Malay islands are fairly well paralleled by those of our Atlantic Slates. This has been taken to represent ..."

3. Atlantic Journal and Friend of Knowledge by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque (1833)
"... from 9 Many swamps are peculiar and wooded, covered by Cupressus thyoides and disticha, Magnolias, nyssas <^c. called cedar or cypress swamps &c. ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1891)
"The nyssas of the eastern Himalayas and the Malay Islands are fairly well paralleled by those of our Atlantic States. This has been taken to represent ..."

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