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Alopochen AEgyptiaca
Spur-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 AEgyptiaca
Zachun 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 AEgyptiaca
Bito Bi"to, n., Bito tree Bi"to tree` . [Etym. uncertain.] (Bot.) 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.
Luffa AEgyptiaca
Loof Loof, n. (Bot.) The spongelike fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Luffa [AE]gyptiaca); called also vegetable sponge.
Sesbania AEgyptiaca
Sesban 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.] (Bot.) 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 genus.

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- early third century BC, during the ****enistic period. He aut****d the Aegyptiaca (History of Egypt) in Gr****, a major chronological source for the reigns...
- South and Southeast Asia. The synonymous botanical specific epithet "aegyptiaca" was given to this plant in the 16th century when European botanists were...
- The Egyptian goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) is a member of the duck, goose, and swan family Anatidae. It is native to Africa south of the Sahara and the...
- Balanites aegyptiaca also Egyptian Balsam, is a species of tree, cl****ified as a member of either the Zygophyllaceae 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 lifecycle. This...
- also spelled loofah, usually refers to the fruits of the species Luffa aegyptiaca and Luffa acutangula. It is cultivated and eaten as a vegetable, but must...
- Salvia aegyptiaca (Egyptian sage) is a herbaceous plant species of the family Lamiaceae. S. aegyptiaca is found in the Cape Verde Islands, Canary Islands...
- Suaeda aegyptiaca is a species of plant in the family Amaranthaceae (formerly cl****ified under the Chenopodiaceae), and salt-tolerant plant (halophytes)...
- Ameles aegyptiaca is a species of praying mantis native to Egypt. [1] Texas A&M University...
- 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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