Definition of Pelories
1. pelory [n] - See also: pelory
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelories
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Literary usage of Pelories
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"pelories are sometimes produced at the base of the raceme of the common variety (L. ... In the second generation, 90% of the pelories inherited the ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... and of taxonomic anomalies, pelories and other morphological features, would furnish ample support for the conception of unit-characters, ..."
3. Plant-breeding: Comments on the Experiments of Nilsson and Burbank by Hugo de Vries (1907)
"... two-bladed pitchers may not rarely be observed, as in the magnolia and the common plantain. The pelories of the foxgloves are almost always the seat ..."
4. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1905)
"... pelories and other morphological features would furnish ample support for the conception of unit- characters, and serve to establish the fact that ..."
5. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"Abnormal flowers (pelories), having five or more spurs. Normal, one-spurred buds are shown in A. ..."
6. Banquet des savan by Athenaeus, J. B. Lefebvre de Villebrune (1789)
"... et passe facilement; on les met au rang des huîtres : les autres sont grosses, et quelques-uns les appellent basiliques, et même pelories, ..."