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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of the genus Gnaphalium of flowering plants, the cudweeds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of composite plants with white or colored dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large genus of hoary-tomentose or woolly herbs, belonging to the order Composit√¶.
  • n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

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

  • n. large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres

Etymologies

From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

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