from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Sididae — certain cladoceran water fleas.
  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Maleae — certain flowering plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of malvaceous plants common in the tropics. All the species are mucilaginous, and some have tough ligneous fibers which are used as a substitute for hemp and flax.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of polypetalous plants of the order Malvaceæ and tribe Malveæ, type of the subtribe Sideæ.
  • n. In zoology, the typical genus of Sididæ.

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

  • n. large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances


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