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- n. A flowering Hawaiian vine, of the genus Alyxia, used to make lei
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name widely used throughout the islands of the Pacific Ocean for plants having myrtle-like leaves, and especially applied in certain groups to Gynopogon, a genus of plants belonging to the Apocynaceæ, which have the agreeable fragrance of coumarin.
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