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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A natural family of dicot aquatic plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants, the water-lily family, classed with the cohort Ranales, typified by the genus Nymphæa, and characterized by the usually thickened receptacle, and embryo with thick cotyledons partly immersed in mealy albumen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. dicot aquatic plants


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