Definition of Juniperus Virginiana. Meaning of Juniperus Virginiana. Synonyms of Juniperus Virginiana

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Juniperus Virginiana. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Juniperus Virginiana and, of course, Juniperus Virginiana synonyms and on the right images related to the word Juniperus Virginiana.

Definition of Juniperus Virginiana

Juniperus Virginiana
Savin Sav"in, Savine Sav"ine, n. [OE. saveine, AS. safin[ae], savine, L. sabina herba. Cf. Sabine.] [Written also sabine.] (Bot.) (a) A coniferous shrub (Juniperus Sabina) of Western Asia, occasionally found also in the northern parts of the United States and in British America. It is a compact bush, with dark-colored foliage, and produces small berries having a glaucous bloom. Its bitter, acrid tops are sometimes used in medicine for gout, amenorrh[oe]a, etc. (b) The North American red cedar (Juniperus Virginiana.)
Juniperus Virginiana
Camphor Cam"phor, n. [OE. camfere, F. camphre (cf. It. camfara, Sp. camfara, alcanfor, LL. camfora, camphara, NGr. ?), fr. Ar. k[=a]f[=u]r, prob. fr. Skr. karp[=u]ra.] 1. A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained from different species of the Laurus family, esp. from Cinnamomum camphara (the Laurus camphara of Linn[ae]us.). Camphor, C10H16O, is volatile and fragrant, and is used in medicine as a diaphoretic, a stimulant, or sedative. 2. A gum resembling ordinary camphor, obtained from a tree (Dryobalanops camphora) growing in Sumatra and Borneo; -- called also Malay camphor, camphor of Borneo, or borneol. See Borneol. Note: The name camphor is also applied to a number of bodies of similar appearance and properties, as cedar camphor, obtained from the red or pencil cedar (Juniperus Virginiana), and peppermint camphor, or menthol, obtained from the oil of peppermint. Camphor oil (Chem.), name variously given to certain oil-like products, obtained especially from the camphor tree. Camphor tree, a large evergreen tree (Cinnamomum Camphora) with lax, smooth branches and shining triple-nerved lanceolate leaves, probably native in China, but now cultivated in most warm countries. Camphor is collected by a process of steaming the chips of the wood and subliming the product.
Juniperus Virginiana
Cedar Ce"dar, n. [AS. ceder, fr. L. cedrus, Gr. ?.] (Bot.) The name of several evergreen trees. The wood is remarkable for its durability and fragrant odor. Note: The cedar of Lebanon is the Cedrus Libani; the white cedar (Cupressus thyoides) is now called Cham[oe]cyparis sph[ae]roidea; American red cedar is the Juniperus Virginiana; Spanish cedar, the West Indian Cedrela odorata. Many other trees with odoriferous wood are locally called cedar. Cedar bird (Zo["o]l.), a species of chatterer (Ampelis cedrarum), so named from its frequenting cedar trees; -- called also cherry bird, Canada robin, and American waxwing.

Meaning of Juniperus Virginiana from wikipedia

- by the related Juniperus scopulorum (Rocky Mountain juniper) and to the southwest by Juniperus ashei (Ashe juniper). Juniperus virginiana is a dense slow-growing...
- ****essment of Juniperus communis extract, Juniperus oxycedrus extract, Juniperus oxycedrus tar, Juniperus phoenicea extract, and Juniperus virginiana extract"...
- area are suspected to exceed 2,000 years. It is closely related to Juniperus virginiana, and often hybridizes with it where their ranges meet on the Great...
- location where apples or crabapples (Malus) and Eastern red-cedar (Juniperus virginiana) coexist, cedar apple rust can be a destructive or disfiguring disease...
- closely related to Juniperus virginiana, and often hybridizes with it where their ranges meet in southern Canada. Hybrids with Juniperus scopulorum also...
- ****essment of Juniperus communis extract, Juniperus oxycedrus extract, Juniperus oxycedrus tar, Juniperus phoenicea extract, and Juniperus virginiana extract"...
- species used for modern cedar chests and closets in North America is Juniperus virginiana, and cedarwood oil is now typically derived from various junipers...
- Hackelia virginiana, beggar's lice, sticktight or stickseed Hamamelis virginiana, witch hazel Juniperus virginiana, eastern red-cedar Magnolia virginiana, sweetbay...
- Willard Ashe. Ashe juniper pollen, along with that of the related Juniperus virginiana, can cause a severe allergic reaction. Consequently, what begins...
- 19th century. The Cedar Keys are named for the eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana, once abundant in the area. While evidence suggests human occupation...