Definition of Oxalises
1. oxalis [n] - See also: oxalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxalises
Literary usage of Oxalises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. More Pot-pourri from a Surrey Garden by Marie Theresa Villiers Earle (1899)
"Like most of the finer oxalises, it is a native of the Cape. ... Like all the oxalises, the flowers are very sensible to light, and only expand thoroughly ..."
2. The Home Maker by Jane Cunningham Croly (1889)
"Succulent stemmed plants as cactuses need less water than do thin-leaved ones as oxalises, and leathery, glossy-leaved plants, like an India rubber plant ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"... whether in response to an external stimulus, as in certain mimosas, oxalises, etc., or as a spontaneous p eriodic movement, such as the " sleep" of many ..."