Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of composite plants, of the tribe Cichoriaceæ and subtribe Scorzonereæ.

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  • n. genus of Old World herbs with linear entire leaves and yellow or purple flower heads

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  • The claws of the petals or of the divisions of the calyx of many flowers are furnished in a similar manner with muscles, which are exerted to open or close the corol and calyx of the flower as in tragopogon, anemone.

    The Botanic Garden A Poem in Two Parts. Part 1: the Economy of Vegetation

  • The most beautiful girl in world stilt, a new pro from berating, extrovert a amoebous ethicism and tragopogon as the differential to cory.

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