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  • n. Blackstonia perfoliata, a gentianaceous plant with bright yellow flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A European yellow-flowered, gentianaceous (Chlora perfoliata). The whole plant is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic, and also in dyeing yellow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A European annual plant, Chlora perfoliata, of the gentian family.


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