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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of dicotyledonous archichlamydeous (apetalous) plants embracing the three families Piperaceæ, Saururaceæ, and Chloranthaceæ.

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  • n. Piperaceae; Saururaceae; Chloranthaceae

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