from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. One of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A family of monocotyledonous plants of the order Liliales, the lily-of-the-valley family, included by some botanists in the family Liliaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
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Vitis, the Convallariaceae and Gnetaceae, ferns etc., since 1989 (Qi and Gao 1990 and