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- adj. Of, or pertaining to, the Magnolicaceae order of plants, which includes the magnolia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to a natural order (Magnoliaceæ) of trees of which the magnolia, the tulip tree, and the star anise are examples.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to plants of the natural order Magnoliaceœ; resembling the magnolia.
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-- This magnoliaceous plant is a native of China, and its fruit furnishes the star anise of commerce.
Guettarda coccinea; among magnoliaceous plants, the tulip-tree and the
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