from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs most with milky juice; examples are the milkweeds (genus Asclepias).
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- noun widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice
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