Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic subclass within the class Liliopsida — the lilies, orchids and other flowering plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; it comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises 17 families including: Liliaceae; Alliaceae; Amaryllidaceae; Iridaceae; Orchidaceae; Trilliaceae

Etymologies

Lilium +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

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