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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Plumbaginaceae — the thrift plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants of the family Plumbaginaceæ, commonly called sea-pink or thrift. They are small perennial herbs, with rosettes of narrow, evergreen leaves on the ground. The species are much confused. They are used chiefly for border-planting in the open.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials
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