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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of feather-palms belonging to the tribe Areceæ, formerly including a number of the finest palms of that tribe which have latterly been referred to various other genera, as Areca, Hydriastele, Nengella, Hedyscepe, Rhopalostylis, Clinostigma, and Howea.

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