Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants, type of the family Basellaceæ.

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Examples

  • Set aside the last section for planting year-round vegetables like lima beans, upland swamp cabbage, basella, pigeon pea, etc.

    Chapter 2

  • In addition, under lightly-shaded conditions, basella produces larger leaves than when planted in full sun.

    Chapter 9

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