Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or belonging to the Ranales, an order of dicotyledonous plants. See Ranales.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Having a general affinity to ranunculaceous plants.
“This, however, does not entitle us to assume the origin of Monocotyledons from Dicotyledons, although there is manifestly a temptation to connect helobic forms of the former with ranal ones of the latter.”
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