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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of hardy herbs of the family Liliace√¶.

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  • n. genus of rhizomatous perennial or biennial herbs with numerous sometimes fragrant flowers in long cylindrical racemes; Mediterranean region to Caucasus; sometimes placed in family Asphodelaceae

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