Benjamin-tree

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Benjamin-tree a North American aromatic shrub, with stimulant tonic bark and berries: the tree which yields benzoin—Styrax Benzoin
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A corr. of Benzoin.

Usage

In literature:

The Bosch is a noble wood, Benjamin, a grand park where they have most magnificent trees, protected by law.
"Hans Brinker" by Mary Mapes Dodge
Looking only for a tiny green figure among the green leaves, Benjamin Bat paid no attention to the grayish branches of the tree.
"The Tale of Kiddie Katydid" by Arthur Scott Bailey
You have fulfilled Uncle Benjamin's charge under the trees.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
All these rose-trees may be had from Benjamin R. Cant & Sons, Colchester, at 1s.
"Small Gardens" by Violet Purton Biddle
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In news:

Benjamin Brink, The Oregonian Tree expert Jim Gersbach is one of the driving forces behind the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum.
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In science:

Joshi1987] Joshi, Aravind K., An Introduction to Tree Adjoining Grammars, In Manaster-Ramer, Alexis (ed.) Mathematics of Language , John Benjamins, Amsterdam, 1987.
Incremental Parser Generation for Tree Adjoining Grammars
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