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- proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Myrtales — many dicotyledonous plants that yield a fragrant oil - including myrtle, clove, guava, feijoa, allspice, and eucalyptus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A natural family of trees and shrubs yielding fragrant oils, including the myrtles, eucalyptus, clove, allspice, and guava; the myrtle family.
Myrtus + -aceae (Wiktionary)