Definition of Oleasters

1. Noun. (plural of oleaster) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oleasters

1. oleaster [n] - See also: oleaster

Lexicographical Neighbors of Oleasters

oleander fern
oleanders
oleandomycin
oleandomycin phosphate
oleandomycins
oleandrin
oleandrine
oleanolic
oleanolic acid
oleanolic acids
oleanonic
oleanonic acid
olearias
oleaster
oleaster family
oleasters (current term)
oleate
oleates
olecranal
olecranon
olecranon bursitis
olecranon fossa
olecranon process
olecranon reflex
olecranons
olefiant
olefiant gas
olefin
olefination
olefinations

Literary usage of Oleasters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. From Kulja, Across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor by Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich Przhevalʹskiĭ, Thomas Douglas Forsyth (1879)
"... Kaidu-gol—Arrival at Korla—Jealousy and distrust of officials—Desert of Lob— Hydrography of Lower Tarim—Barren country—oleasters —Monotonous scenery. ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"(oleasters.) Group 1. " Represents the wild type, which is not worth cultivating, ... The first division treats of the oleasters (the Olea europ. ..."

3. Landscape Gardening: Notes and Suggestions on Lawns and Lawn Planting by Samuel Parsons (1895)
"It is for these autumnal effects that I wish to secure proper employment for alders, birches, oleasters, and willows. Do you know the oleaster or ..."

4. Trees and Shrubs of Prospect Park by Louis Harman Peet (1902)
"Beyond the oleasters, on the right of the Walk are tulip tree, ash-leaved maple, sweet syringa, European larch, large flowered syringa, European larch again ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1863)
"... (as now) the stone-pine and the carob-trees and grey oleasters. To- cypre-s. The former is frequent- gether with these we have the vari- ly represented, ..."

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