Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A small genus of delicate mossy bog plants having white or violet flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The type and only genus of plants of the natural order MayacaceƦ.

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

  • n. small genus of delicate mossy bog plants having white or violet flowers

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Examples

  • Macaxeira, Mandioca (Braz.); Mandioko (Gam.); Manoco (P. Rico); Mayaca (Zar.);

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  • Nonetheless, some nice fish have started bunching up around spoil islands along the ship channel and off Uncle Joe's (Mayaca) Cut, and along bulrush lines on the West and East walls and at Long Point on Kreamer Island.

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  • LAKE OKEECHOBEE: Harlan Griggs of Roland Martin's Marine Center in Clewiston reports very good bluegill action around the lake, on the hard bottom off Uncle Joe's (Mayaca) Cut, along Rocky Reef, off the East Wall's Rocky Point, the pipeline out to the Clewiston water tower, and around Rim Canal cuts.

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