Grias cauliflora
Anchovy pear An*cho"vy pear` ([a^]n*ch[=o]"v[y^] p[^a]r`). (Bot.) A West Indian fruit like the mango in taste, sometimes pickled; also, the tree ({Grias cauliflora}) bearing this fruit. [1913 Webster]

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  • Grias cauliflora — Grias Grias n. The genus of trees including the anchovy pear tree {Grias cauliflora}, whose fruit is somewhat like the mango. Syn: genus {Grias}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grias cauliflora — noun West Indian tree bearing edible fruit resembling mango • Syn: ↑anchovy pear, ↑anchovy pear tree • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Grias, ↑genus Grias …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grias — n. The genus of trees including the anchovy pear tree {Grias cauliflora}, whose fruit is somewhat like the mango. Syn: genus {Grias}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grias — Taxobox name = Grias regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Lecythidaceae genus = Grias L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text. Grias is a genus of flowering plants in the family… …   Wikipedia

  • Grias —   Grias …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grias — noun anchovy pear tree • Syn: ↑genus Grias • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lecythidaceae, ↑family Lecythidaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grias — (G. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Myrtaceae Lecythideae, 13. Klasse 1. Ordnung L.; Art: G. cauliflora, in Westindien, mit 3 Fuß langen hängenden Blättern, großen Blumen, gelben Steinfrüchten, j. Anchojebirn …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Grias — L., Gattung der Lecythidazeen. G. cauliflora L (Anschovisbirne), in Jamaika, ein schlanker, nicht verzweigter Baum mit einer großen Krone hängender, abwechselnder, lanzettlicher, glänzender Blätter, die oft über 1 m lang sind, großen weißen, in… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • genus Grias — noun anchovy pear tree • Syn: ↑Grias • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Lecythidaceae, ↑family Lecythidaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • anchovy pear — noun 1. West Indian tree bearing edible fruit resembling mango • Syn: ↑anchovy pear tree, ↑Grias cauliflora • Hypernyms: ↑fruit tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Grias, ↑genus Grias …   Useful english dictionary

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