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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of spreading shrubs with many stems, from one species of which (Krameria triandra), found in Peru, rhatany root, used as a medicine, is obtained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A polypetalous genus of American herbs or undershrubs, referred by modern botanists to the order Polygaleæ, or milkwort family, but with such anomalous characters as to have been erected by some botanists into an order by itself, the Krameri-aceæ or Kramerieæ.

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