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Didelphys VirginianaOpossum O*pos"sum, n. [Of N. American Indian origin.]
Any American marsupial of the genera Didelphys and
Chironectes. The common species of the United States is
Didelphys Virginiana. Diospyros VirginianaPersimmon Per*sim"mon, n. [Virginia Indian.] (Bot.)
An American tree (Diospyros Virginiana) and its fruit,
found from New York southward. The fruit is like a plum in
appearance, but is very harsh and astringent until it has
been exposed to frost, when it becomes palatable and
Japanese persimmon, Diospyros Kaki and its red or yellow
edible fruit, which outwardly resembles a tomato, but
contains a few large seeds. Juniperus VirginianaSavin 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,
(b) The North American red cedar (Juniperus Virginiana.) Juniperus VirginianaCamphor 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
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. Prunus VirginianaChokecherry Choke"cher`ry, n. (Bot.)
The astringent fruit of a species of wild cherry (Prunus
Virginiana); also, the bush or tree which bears such fruit.
Meaning of Virginiana from wikipedia
- Prunus virginiana
, commonly called
bitter-berry, chokecherry, Virginia
and western chokecherry
(also black chokecherry
for P. virginiana
- Juniperus virginiana
– its common names include
red cedar, eastern
juniper, red juniper, pencil
cedar, and aromatic...
- Didelphis virginiana
, Virginia opossum Strix virginiana
, great horned
owl Croesia virginiana
, sparganothis fruitworm
moth Anemone virginiana
, tall anemone...
- Quercus virginiana
, also known
as the southern
live oak, is an evergreen
oak tree native
to the southeastern United
many other species
- Hamamelis virginiana
witch-hazel, is a species
of witch-hazel native
to eastern North
America, from Nova Scotia
west to Minnesota...
- Hamamelidaceae, with four species
in North America
(H. mexicana, H. ovalis, H. virginiana
, and H. vernalis), and one each in ****an (H. ****onica) and China
- Magnolia virginiana
, most commonly known
magnolia, or merely sweetbay
magnolia, swampbay, swamp
magnolia, whitebay, or beaver...
- Pinus virginiana
, the Virginia
pine, is a medium-sized tree, often found
on poorer soils
from Long Island
- The Virginia opossum
), commonly known
as the North American
opossum, is a marsupial found
America. It is the only marsupial...
- Ostrya virginiana
, the American
hophornbeam, is a species
of Ostrya native
to eastern North
America, from Nova Scotia
west to southern Manitoba
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