from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Aristotelian name of some small greenish bird: subsequently applied, both generically and specifically, to the European greenfinch, Chloris of Moehring, 1752, Loxia chloris of Linnæus, 1766, now usually called Ligurinus chloris.
- n. A genus of warblers: synonymous with Parula.
- n. Same as flora, 2 .
- n. [capitalized] A genus of plants of the family Poaceæ.
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- n. tufted or perennial or annual grasses having runners: finger grass; windmill grass
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