from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of composite plants, type of the tribe Vernoniaceæ and Subtribe Euvernonieæ.
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- n. any of various plants of the genus Vernonia of tropical and warm regions of especially North America that take their name from their loose heads of purple to rose flowers that quickly take on a rusty hue
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