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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the division Pteridophyta — the horsetails.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of vascular, cryptogamic, herbaceous plants; -- also called horsetails.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, constituting alone the order Equisetaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. horsetails; coextensive with the family Equisetaceae
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