Definition of Pinaceous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinaceous

pin cherry
pin clover
pin curl
pin down
pin implant
pin money
pin oak
pin table
pin the tail on the donkey
pin up
pin wrench
pina cloth
pina colada
pinaceous (current term)
pinacol rearrangement

Literary usage of Pinaceous

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

1. The Extra Pharmacopoeia of Unofficial Drugs and Chemical and Pharmaceutical by William Martindale, William Wynn Westcott (1884)
"... appear yellow or brownish-yellow, but in mass it has a greenish-brown colour. It has, when fresh, a distinctive odour, slightly like the pinaceous ..."

2. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1860)
"... a shrubby stove plant, grown in China, in trenches filled with water, and used as a •pinaceous or ..."

3. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"... a pinaceous plant, employed in the United States as a substitute for savin. The wood is used for black-lead pencils. ..."

4. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton (1849)
"On being wounded, like all other pinaceous plants, it exudes a transparent resinous gum, possessing a pleasant aromatic smell, but differs vor)- materially, ..."

5. The Life of Sir Robert Christison, Bart. by Robert Christison (1886)
"Those on seventeen pinaceous trees give a proportion of 80 to 100. The cause is not far to seek. In the first place, last year the buds did not unfold ..."

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