Trema

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Trema an evergreen tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in tropical America and Africa and Asia
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n trema A genus of apetalous plants, of the order Urticaceæ and tribe Celtideæ. It is characterized by lateral free stipules, polygamous flowers, and narrow cotyledons. There are about 30 species, perhaps to be reduced to 20, widely dispersed through tropical and subtropical regions, often described under the names Sponia and Celtis They are trees or tall shrubs, bearing alternate serrate leaves three-nerved at the base and nsually two-ranked. The flowers are borne in cymes nearly sessile in the axils, followed by small drupes often with the perianth and the involute style-branches persistent. T. micrantha, known in Jamaica as nettle-tree, is a rough-leaved shrub or small tree, widely diffused from Cuba to Brazil. Three species occur in Australia, and are known as hoop-ash; of these T. orientalis, a tree about 40 feet high with evergreen leaves silvery beneath, extends also to Ceylon, and is known as charcoal-tree in India, where it springs up profusely in deserted grounds.
    • n trema [lowercase] In anatomy:
    • n trema A foramen.
    • n trema The vulva.
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Usage

In literature:

Tremulous = trema, skueta.
"English-Esperanto Dictionary" by John Charles O'Connor and Charles Frederic Hayes
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In news:

Noble Energy Inc is plugging and abandoning its Trema exploration well in the Tilapia license offshore Cameroon after reaching its target objective.
Florida JAMAICAN NETTLETREE ( Trema micrantha ).
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