Loblolly bay
Loblolly Lob"lol`ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; -- so called among seamen. [1913 Webster]

{Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the maritime parts of the Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in tanning. Also, a similar West Indian tree ({Laplacea h[ae]matoxylon}).

{Loblolly boy}, a surgeon's attendant on shipboard. --Smollett.

{Loblolly pine} (Bot.), a kind of pitch pine found from Delaware southward along the coast; old field pine ({Pinus T[ae]da}). Also, {Pinus Bahamensis}, of the West Indies.

{Loblolly tree} (Bot.), a name of several West Indian trees, having more or less leathery foliage, but alike in no other respect; as {Pisonia subcordata}, {Cordia alba}, and {Cupania glabra}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Loblolly-bay — or Gordonia lasianthus is a member of the Tea or Theaceae family.Taxobox name = Gordonia lasianthus image width = 250px image caption = Gordonia lasianthus flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales… …   Wikipedia

  • loblolly bay — ☆ loblolly bay n. an evergreen tree (Gordonia lasianthus) of the tea family, found in the SE U.S. and having large, white, fragrant flowers …   English World dictionary

  • loblolly bay — noun 1. : an ornamental evergreen shrub or small tree (Gordonia lasianthus) of the southern United States 2. : an endemic Jamaican tree (Haemocharis haematoxylon) of the family Theaceae * * * an evergreen tree, Gordonia lasianthus, of the tea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • loblolly bay — paprastoji gordonija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Arbatmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Gordonia lasianthus), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Gordonia lasianthus angl. loblolly bay šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • loblolly bay — noun a) An elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, Gordonia lasianthus, growing in the maritime parts of the Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in tanning. b) A similar West Indian tree, Gordonia haematoxylon. Syn:… …   Wiktionary

  • loblolly bay — an evergreen tree, Gordonia lasianthus, of the tea family, having fragrant, long stalked white flowers and egg shaped fruit. [1720 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • Loblolly — can refer to: *Loblolly Pine ( Pinus taeda ), a tree *Loblolly bay ( Gordonia lasianthus ), a tree *Loblolly boy, an assistant to a ship s surgeon *Loblolly Stable, a horse breeding and racing stable in Arkansas, USA *Loblolly Band, an L.A. born… …   Wikipedia

  • Loblolly — Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the maritime… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loblolly boy — Loblolly Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loblolly pine — Loblolly Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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