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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Western Mediterranean annual (Malope trifida) having deep purple-red flowers subtended by three large cordate bracts.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants belonging to the tribe MalveƦ, the mallow family, type of the subtribe MalopeƦ, characterized by a style which is longitudinally stigmatose, and by having three distinct bractlets.
  • n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

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

  • n. western Mediterranean annual having deep purple-red flowers subtended by 3 large cordate bracts

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