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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of exogenous polypetalous plants, embracing about one hundred and eighty species. See saxifrage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of polypetalous plants popularly known as saxifrage, type of the order Saxifragace√¶ and tribe Saxifrage√¶.

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

  • n. type genus of the Saxifragaceae; large genus of usually perennial herbs of Arctic and cool regions of northern hemisphere: saxifrage


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