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(Plants) a plant of the clove genus Eugenia
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Noun1.eugenia - tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard woodEugenia - 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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Eugenia jambsolana offers berry-like fruits that are consumed raw or even cooked.
Eugenia "Nina" Savage ELK GROVE VILLAGE - Eugenia "Nina" Savage, 76, of Elk Grove Village for 54 years.
The epigraph to the novel, taken from Darwin's The Origin of Species (1859), as well as quotations and data at the beginning of each of the nine chapters--lists and accounts of expenses from historical archives, excerpts from books on ornithology, along with quotations from Genesis, Thomas Malthus's Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), and Darwin again--all provide a glimpse into the historical and ideological contexts while the main narrative is focused on the romance between Allbones and Eugenia, the two discursive threads being complementary.
Justice Victorino and the late Major Jaime Victorino have three children: Margarita Eugenia, a lawyer; Magnolia Eugenia, an Italian-trained chef; and Eugenia, who has a PhD in Economics, scholar of the Italian government.
She has kept on fighting,' her mother, Eugenia Musico of Taytay, Rizal, told the Inquirer.
An uproarious but forlorn Chaucer professor, Eugenia is haunted by memories of her former lives.
Synopsis: Eugenia Corais (known to her friends as Jenny) is a brilliant intellectual who aspires to transform her Columbia University activism into a media crusade.