from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A Linnæan order of plants, including those which have only one style or stigma.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the name of the first order in each of the first thirteen classes in the Linnean system, comprehending such plants as have only one pistil or stigma in a flower.
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