paper mulberry
Broussonetia Broussonetia n. a genus of shade trees including the {paper mulberry} ({Broussonetia papyrifera}) of East Asia.

Syn: genus {Broussonetia}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


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  • Paper Mulberry — fruit, immature and mature Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Paper mulberry — Paper Pa per (p[=a] p[ e]r), n. [F. papier, fr. L. papyrus papyrus, from which the Egyptians made a kind of paper, Gr. pa pyros. Cf. {Papyrus}.] 1. A substance in the form of thin sheets or leaves intended to be written or printed on, or to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paper mulberry — Mulberry Mul ber*ry, n.; pl. {Mulberries}. [OE. moolbery, murberie, AS. murberie, where the first part is fr. L. morum mulberry; cf. Gr. ?, ?. Cf. {Murrey}, {Sycamore}.] 1. (Bot.) The berry or fruit of any tree of the genus {Morus}; also, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • paper mulberry — n. an Asiatic tree (Broussonetia papyrifera) with deeply lobed leaves and red, fleshy, compound fruits: the bark is used to make paper and tapa …   English World dictionary

  • paper mulberry — tikrasis popiermedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Broussonetia papyrifera), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Broussonetia papyrifera angl. paper mulberry;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • paper-mulberry — tikrasis popiermedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pluoštinis, vaistinis augalas (Broussonetia papyrifera), paplitęs rytų ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Broussonetia papyrifera angl. paper mulberry;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • paper mulberry — popiermedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šilkmedinių (Moraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Broussonetia). atitikmenys: lot. Broussonetia angl. paper mulberry vok. Papiermaulbeerbaum rus. бруcсонетия; бумажное дерево lenk. morwa …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • paper mulberry — a mulberry tree, Broussonetia papyrifera, of eastern Asia, having alternate leaves that vary in size, round catkins, and orange red fruit, grown widely as a shade tree. [1770 80; so called because its bark is used to make paper] * * * …   Universalium

  • paper mulberry — noun a mulberry tree whose inner bark is used for making paper and tapa cloth. [Broussonetia papyrifera.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • paper mulberry — pa′per mul′berry n. pln a mulberry tree, Broussonetia papyrifera, of E Asia, having alternate leaves that vary in size, and orange red fruit • Etymology: 1770–80; so called because its bark is used to make paper …   From formal English to slang

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