from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of American tropical plants, of the natural order Bromeliaceæ, including four or five species having rigid, spiny-margined leaves closely packed upon a short stem.
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- n. the type genus of the family Bromeliaceae which includes tropical American plants with deeply cleft calyx
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