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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Clusiaceae — the mangosteens.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants, including the mangosteen tree (Garcinia Mangostana), found in the islands of the Indian Archipelago; -- so called in honor of Dr. Garcin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of trees, of the order Guttiferæ, having a yellow juice, opposite coriaceous leaves, and a fleshy fruit with a thick rind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens
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