from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a magnoliid genus; a genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as the most primitive of extant angiosperms; alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous aquatic plants belonging to the family Nymph√¶ace√¶.

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

  • n. alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae


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