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- adj. Characteristic of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae) of plants
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a large and important natural family of trees and shrubs (Myrtaceæ of the order Myrtales), of which the myrtle (Myrtus) is the type. It includes the genera Eucalyptus, Pimenta, Lechythis, and about seventy more.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, of, resembling, or pertaining to the natural order Myrtaceæ.
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