Definition of Strobil
1. strobile [n -S] - See also: strobile
Lexicographical Neighbors of Strobil
Literary usage of Strobil
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Medical Terminology, Dental Surgery, and the Collateral Sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris (1855)
"An ament, the carpels of which are scale-like, spread open, and bear naked seeds, as the fruit of the pines. strobil'IFORM. ..."
2. Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the Pronunciation by John Boag (1848)
"A channel in a fluted column, S TRO AM, ströme, vi To wander about idly. strobil, strob'Il ... Shaped like a strobil, as a spike. ..."
3. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"Dioon edule, ovulate strobil- us; surface view ; x %.—From photograph taken in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Investigations in reference to the development of the ..."