from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A monotypic genus of plants of the polypetalous order Lythrarieæ, formerly classed in the Myrtaceæ, or myrtle family, and by many constituted into a separate order, Granateæ (Don, 1826).
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- n. coextensive with the family Punicaceae
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