from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of leguminous plants (family Leguminosae) having many species, mostly in tropical countries, several of them yielding indigo, esp. Indigofera tinctoria, Indigofera suffroticosa, and Indigofera Anil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of plants, of the natural order Leguminosæ; tribe Galegeæ, and type of the subtribe Indigofereæ; including about 220 species, indigenous in the warmer parts of Asia, Africa, and America.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. genus of tropical herbs and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and spurred flowers in long racemes or spikes
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