Cordia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cordia tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cordia A large genus of plants, natural order Boraginaceæ, consisting of about 200 species, scattered over the warm regions of the world, especially in tropical America. They are trees or shrubs with alternate simple leaves. The fruit is drupaceous, and that of some species, as sebesten, C. Myxa, of India, is eaten. Some species yield a good timber, and the soft wood of C. Myxa is said to have been used by the Egyptians for their mummy-cases.
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Usage

In literature:

Tournefortia argentea, L. Cordia orientalis, Br.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King
Panax, Lobelia zeylanica, Artemisia, Cordia.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Cordia Rothii, R. & S. 1.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
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In news:

Cordia Bell "Nanna" Webb, 93, of Leachville, the widow of Ernest Webb, died Friday, Sept 19, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center.
Cordia E Abernathy, 85, died Oct 15, 2003.
Cordia Bell " Nanna " Webb, 93, of Leachville, the widow of Ernest Webb, died Friday, Sept 19, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center.
Born June 18, 1959, in Logan, he was the son of Cordia McCoy Carver of Rum Creek and the late Dave Carver .
Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Cordia High School recently hired former Kentucky Wildcat Rodrick Rhodes as the new head coach for the boys basketball program.
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