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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of palms with gigantic fan-shaped leaves, natives of tropical Asia.
  • n. In zoology, a genus of African larks: a synonym of Megalophonus. C. apiatus is an example.

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  • n. large fan palms of tropical Asia to Australia

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