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C occidentalisJudas Ju"das, n.
The disciple who betrayed Christ. Hence: A treacherous
person; one who betrays under the semblance of friendship. --
a. Treacherous; betraying.
Judas hole, a peephole or secret opening for spying.
Judas kiss, a deceitful and treacherous kiss.
Judas tree (Bot.), a leguminous tree of the genus Cercis,
with pretty, rose-colored flowers in clusters along the
branches. Judas is said to have hanged himself on a tree
of this genus (C. Siliquastrum). C. Canadensis and C.
occidentalis are the American species, and are called
also redbud. C occidentalisHackberry Hack"ber`ry, n. (Bot.)
A genus of trees (Celtis) related to the elm, but bearing
drupes with scanty, but often edible, pulp. C. occidentalis
is common in the Eastern United States. --Gray. Cassia occidentalisStyptic Styp"tic, a. [L. stypticus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to contract.]
Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality
of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part;
astringent. [Written also stiptic.]
Styptic weed (Bot.), an American leguminous herb (Cassia
occidentalis) closely related to the wild senna. Cephalanthus occidentalisButtonbush But"ton*bush`, n. (Bot.)
A shrub (Cephalanthus occidentalis) growing by the
waterside; -- so called from its globular head of flowers.
See Capitulum. Dendroica occidentalisHermit Her"mit, n. [OE. ermite, eremite, heremit, heremite, F.
hermite, ermite, L. eremita, Gr. ?, fr. ? lonely, solitary.
1. A person who retires from society and lives in solitude; a
recluse; an anchoret; especially, one who so lives from
He had been Duke of Savoy, and after a very glorious
reign, took on him the habit of a hermit, and
retired into this solitary spot. --Addison.
2. A beadsman; one bound to pray for another. [Obs.] ``We
rest your hermits.' --Shak.
Hermit crab (Zo["o]l.), a marine decapod crustacean of the
family Pagurid[ae]. The species are numerous, and belong
to many genera. Called also soldier crab. The hermit
crabs usually occupy the dead shells of various univalve
mollusks. See Illust. of Commensal.
Hermit thrush (Zo["o]l.), an American thrush (Turdus
Pallasii), with retiring habits, but having a sweet song.
Hermit warbler (Zo["o]l.), a California wood warbler
(Dendroica occidentalis), having the head yellow, the
throat black, and the back gray, with black streaks. Larix occidentalisTamarack Tam"a*rack, n. (Bot.)
(a) The American larch; also, the larch of Oregon and British
Columbia (Larix occidentalis). See Hackmatack, and
(b) The black pine (Pinus Murrayana) of Alaska, California,
etc. It is a small tree with fine-grained wood. Platanus occidentalisPlane Plane, n. [F., fr. L. platanus, Gr. ?, fr. ? broad; --
so called on account of its broad leaves and spreading form.
See Place, and cf. Platane, Plantain the tree.] (Bot.)
Any tree of the genus Platanus.
Note: The Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) is a native
of Asia. It rises with a straight, smooth, branching
stem to a great height, with palmated leaves, and long
pendulous peduncles, sustaining several heads of small
close-sitting flowers. The seeds are downy, and
collected into round, rough, hard balls. The Occidental
plane (Platanus occidentalis), which grows to a great
height, is a native of North America, where it is
popularly called sycamore, buttonwood, and
buttonball, names also applied to the California
species (Platanus racemosa). Platanus occidentalisButtonwood But"ton*wood`, n. (Bot.)
The Platanus occidentalis, or American plane tree, a large
tree, producing rough balls, from which it is named; --
called also buttonball tree, and, in some parts of the
United States, sycamore. The California buttonwood is P.
racemosa. Prunus occidentalisPrune Prune, n. [F. prune, from L. prunum a plum. See Plum.]
A plum; esp., a dried plum, used in cookery; as, French or
Turkish prunes; California prunes.
German prune (Bot.), a large dark purple plum, of oval
shape, often one-sided. It is much used for preserving,
either dried or in sirup.
Prune tree. (Bot.)
(a) A tree of the genus Prunus (P. domestica), which
(b) The West Indian tree, Prunus occidentalis.
South African prune (Bot.), the edible fruit of a
sapindaceous tree (Pappea Capensis). Rubus occidentalisThimbleberry Thim"ble*ber`ry, n. (Bot.)
A kind of black raspberry (Rubus occidentalis), common in
America. Symphoricarpus occidentalisWolfberry Wolf"ber`ry, n. (Bot.)
An American shrub (Symphoricarpus occidentalis) which bears
soft white berries. T occidentalisArbor vitae Ar"bor vi"t[ae] [L., tree of life.]
1. (Bot.) An evergreen tree of the cypress tribe, genus
Thuja. The American species is the T. occidentalis.
2. (Anat.) The treelike disposition of the gray and white
nerve tissues in the cerebellum, as seen in a vertical
section. Thuja occidentalisThuja Thu"ja, n. [NL., from Gr. ? an African tree with
sweet-smelling wood.] (Bot.)
A genus of evergreen trees, thickly branched, remarkable for
the distichous arrangement of their branches, and having
scalelike, closely imbricated, or compressed leaves. [Written
also thuya.] See Thyine wood.
Note: Thuja occidentalis is the Arbor vit[ae] of the
Eastern and Northern United States. T. gigantea of
North-waetern America is a very large tree, there
called red cedar, and canoe cedar, and furnishes a
Meaning of Occidentalis from wikipedia
- The western conifer
seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis
, sometimes abbreviated
as WCSB, is a species
of true bug (Hemiptera) in the family
- Plat**** occidentalis
, also known
plane, and buttonwood, is a species
of Plat**** native
to the eastern...
– obsoletum occidentalis
L western eastern
arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis
clover, Trifolium occidentale occidentalis
- Thuja occidentalis
, also known
white-cedar or eastern
arborvitae, is an evergreen coniferous
tree, in the cypress family
- Sceloporus occidentalis longipes Northwestern fence
lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis occidentalis Sierra fence
lizard, Sceloporus occidentalis taylori
- The northwestern
wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis
), also known
as the Mackenzie Valley
wolf, Alaskan timber
wolf, Canadian timber
wolf, or northern
- Dasymutilla occidentalis
ant or eastern velvet
ant), is a species
to the eastern United
States. It is commonly
- varieties, not considered distinct
by all authorities: Cephalanthus occidentalis
(syn. var. pubescens) – common
buttonbush. Eastern North
- Celtis occidentalis
, commonly known
as the common
hackberry, is a large deciduous
America. It is also known
as the nettletree, sugarberry...
- Telfairia occidentalis
is a tropical
in West Africa
as a leaf vegetable
and for its edible
seeds. Common names
for the plant include
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