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Alopochen AEgyptiacaSpur-winged Spur"-winged`, a. (Zo["o]l.)
Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings.
Spur-winged goose (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
long-legged African geese of the genus Plectropterus and
allied genera, having a strong spur on the bend of the
wing, as the Gambo goose (P. Gambensis) and the
Egyptian, or Nile, goose (Alopochen [AE]gyptiaca).
Spur-winged plover (Zo["o]l.), an Old World plover
(Hoplopterus spinosus) having a sharp spur on the bend
of the wing. It inhabits Northern Africa and the adjacent
parts of Asia and Europe. Balanites AEgyptiacaZachun a*chun", n. (Bot.)
An oil pressed by the Arabs from the fruit of a small thorny
tree (Balanites [AE]gyptiaca), and sold to piligrims for a
healing ointment. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants). Balanites AEgyptiacaBito Bi"to, n., Bito tree Bi"to tree` . [Etym. uncertain.]
A small scrubby tree (Balanites [AE]gyptiaca) growing in
dry regions of tropical Africa and Asia.
Note: The hard yellowish white wood is made into plows in
Abyssinia; the bark is used in Farther India to stupefy
fish; the ripe fruit is edible, when green it is an
anthelmintic; the fermented juice is used as a
beverage; the seeds yield a medicinal oil called
zachun. The African name of the tree is hajilij. Sesbania AEgyptiacaSesban Ses"ban, n. [F., fr. Ar. saisab[=a]n, seiseb[=a]n, a
kind of tree, fr. Per. s[=i]sab[=a]n seed of cinquefoil.]
A leguminous shrub (Sesbania aculeata) which furnishes a
fiber used for making ropes.
Note: The name is applied also to the similar plant,
Sesbania [AE]gyptiaca, and other species of the same
Meaning of Aegyptiaca from wikipedia
- early third century
the ****enistic period. He aut****d the Aegyptiaca
(History of Egypt) in Gr****, a major chronological source
for the reigns...
Asia. The synonymous botanical specific epithet
" was given
to this plant
in the 16th century
when European botanists
- The Egyptian goose
) is a member
of the duck, goose, and swan family
Anatidae. It is native
to Africa south
of the Sahara
- Balanites aegyptiaca
Balsam, is a species
of tree, cl****ified as a member
or the Balanitaceae. This tree is...
- Orobanche aegyptiaca
, the Egyptian
broomrape, is a plant which
is an obligate holoparasite
from the family Orobanchaceae
with a complex
- also spelled
loofah, usually refers
to the fruits
of the species Luffa aegyptiaca
acutangula. It is cultivated
as a vegetable, but must...
- Salvia aegyptiaca
(Egyptian sage) is a herbaceous plant species
of the family
Lamiaceae. S. aegyptiaca
in the Cape Verde
- Suaeda aegyptiaca
is a species
in the family Amaranthaceae
(formerly cl****ified under
the Chenopodiaceae), and salt-tolerant plant
- Ameles aegyptiaca
is a species
of praying mantis native
to Egypt.  Texas
- Achillea aegyptiaca
, the Egyptian
yarrow, is an ornamental plant
in the aster family native
to Greece. From John Wood's Hardy Perennials
and Old Fashioned...
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