Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of composite plants, of the tribe Helianthoideæ and subtribe Melampodieæ, known by the small broad rays, and the thickish compressed or triangular achenes, often firmly united to the enveloping bract, and with narrow margins separating half-way at maturity.

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

  • n. small genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.