genus Eugenia


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Noun1.genus Eugenia - tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard woodgenus Eugenia - tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, myrtle family - trees and shrubs yielding a fragrant oil
Eugenia corynantha, sour cherry - Australian tree with sour red fruit
Eugenia dicrana, nakedwood - tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood
Eugenia uniflora, pitanga, Surinam cherry - Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida
Eugenia jambos, jambosa, rose apple, rose-apple tree - tropical tree of the East Indies cultivated for its edible fruit
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When you got to the table you couldn't go right to eating, but you had to wait for the widow to tuck down her head and grumble a little over the victuals, though there warn't really anything the matter with them, -- that is, nothing only everything was cooked by itself.
His sister used to grumble about all these animals and said they made the house untidy.
True, you say that she is inclined to grumble, but do not mind that, Barbara.
But Brown was still rather weak; he was no very happy sailor; and though he was never of the sort that either grumbles or breaks down, his spirits did not rise above patience and civility.
Now I come to think of it, I have heard some people grumble most savagely when doing it.
It growls and grumbles and clicks and scratches so it spoils the music, and your machinery rumbles so that the racket drowns every tune you attempt.
She grumbles at the milk, and we have the butter from Tredowen.
Accordingly, in spite of many grumbles and remonstrances from Summerlee, I ordered an additional tube, which was placed with the other in his motor-car, for he had offered me a lift to Victoria.
They said Dog-Tooth was different from other men and second only to God that Big-Fat kept in his taboo house, and Dog-Tooth said so, too, and wanted to know who were they to grumble about how many wives he took.
When I remember that I was once an apprentice at a pastry-cook's--when I think of the gallons of turtle-soup that this hand has stirred up in a jolly hot kitchen--and when I find myself mixing bones and hot water for soup, and turning into ice as fast as I can; if I wasn't of a cheerful disposition I should feel inclined to grumble.