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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of herbs growing in wet places, and having white flowers; grass of Parnassus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of elegant plants of the polypetalous order Saxifragaceæ and the tribe Saxifrageæ, characterized by the five staminodes and one-celled ovary with parietal placentæ opposite the Stigmas.

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

  • n. any of various usually evergreen bog plants of the genus Parnassia having broad smooth basal leaves and a single pale flower resembling a buttercup

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