from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A tribe or suborder of rosaceous plants, the apple family, characterized by the one to five carpels, each with two ovules, the fruit a pome, and crowned with the calyx-lobes, or in some becoming a drupe by the hardening of the inner layer.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.