Definitions for: Eugenia


[n] tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood



Webster (1913) Definition: Eu*ge"ni*a ([-u]*j[=e]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL. Named in
honor of Prince Eugene of Savoy.] (Bot.)
A genus of myrtaceous plants, mostly of tropical countries,
and including several aromatic trees and shrubs, among which
are the trees which produce allspice and cloves of commerce.

Synonyms: genus Eugenia

See Also: dicot genus, Eugenia corynantha, Eugenia dicrana, Eugenia jambos, Eugenia uniflora, family Myrtaceae, jambosa, magnoliopsid genus, Myrtaceae, myrtle family, nakedwood, pitanga, rose apple, rose-apple tree, sour cherry, Surinam cherry

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