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may,

name for several plants; in England, particularly the hawthornhawthorn,
any species of the genus Crataegus of the family Rosaceae (rose family), shrubs and trees widely distributed in north temperate climates and especially common in E North America.
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in botany, name for several spring-blooming plants. In England the hawthorn is called mayflower, or may; in North America the name is used for the trailing arbutus, the hepatica, and an herb (Maianthemum canadense) of the family Liliaceae (lily family).
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May:

see monthmonth,
in chronology, the conventional period of a lunation, i.e., passage of the moon through all its phases. It is usually computed at approximately 29 or 30 days. For the computation of the month and its harmony with the solar calendar and for the months in others than the
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May

Sir Robert McCredie. born 1936, Australian biologist and ecologist
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Her name must therefore have been considered especially fitting for her role in relation to the members of the Consilium maius.
Schelling, who believes he quotes Anselm, says that the Supreme, who is God, is quo maius non datur, see SW 12/1, 157.
77) Maius opus is alsoVergil's label for a militarised second half of Aeneid (7.
I acknowledge with gratitude the assistance of Professor Stanislaw Waltos, (Director) and Karolina Zawada, of the Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellohskiego Collegium Maius, Krakow, in providing the accompanying photographic images of the Jagiellonian Globe.
78) Plato, 1559, commendatory poem: "Regibus in toto maius nil nascitur orbe.
But unlike Plotinus, who has a negative view of the material world, Anselm believes that the insight gained and expressed in his famous dictum id quo maius cogitari nequit is that of humans who are unambiguously and distinctly creatures (44).
Et ideo perturbatio huius regiminis non habet rationem seditionis, nisi forte quando sic inordinate perturbatur tyranni regimen quod multitudo subiecta maius detrimentum patitur ex perturbatione consequenti quam ex tyranni regimine.
voluerunt, declaraverunt, iusserunt et mandaverunt quod dicta summa pecuniarum per dictos iuvenes in elemosinam data et donata, pars dicte pecunie expendatur in pingendo et pingi facendo in ultima mansione que est retro altare maius in dicta Societate vulgariter nuncupata la tornata, ad pedes imaginis Crucifixi que ad presens est picta in facie dicte mansionis sex imagines sanctorum una cum imaginibus duorum angelorum ac imaginihus duorum iuvenum veste viridi indutorum.