Sentence Examples with the word given name

Nigra, the black poplar, is a tree of large growth, with dark, deeply-furrowed bark on the trunk, and ash-coloured branches; the smooth deltoid leaves, serrated regularly on the margin, are of the deep green tint which has given name to the tree; the petioles, slightly compressed, are only about half the length of the leaves.

A brine spring (Soolquelle) at the foot of the neighbouring Domberg is said to have given name to the town.