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- n. Any of the genus Helianthemum of rockroses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants, belonging to the natural order Cistineæ, characterized by a three-valved capsule with three placentæ and a twice-plicate uncinate embryo.
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- n. any plant of the genus Helianthemum; vigorous plants of stony alpine meadows and dry scrub regions
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)