Definition of Oestrums
1. oestrum [n] - See also: oestrum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Oestrums
Literary usage of Oestrums
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"oestrums are among the most useful of bright-flowering, shrubby, ... The oestrums are much grown in warm countries, and they bloom continuously. ..."
2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1856)
"Other things, such as Euphorbias, oestrums, &c., done blooming, should be placed away under the stage, in a cool place, till time for commencing to grow ..."
3. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of America, during by Alexander von Humboldt (1885)
"... is cheerful, pastoral, and decked with the rich cultivation of the sugar-cane, coffee-tree, and cotton. Paths bordered with oestrums, ..."