from The Century Dictionary.

  • A section of decapod dibranchiate Cephalopoda, having the internal shell horny. Most living cephalopods are of this character. The name is contrasted with Calciphora.
  • singular A genus of dicotyledonous, perennial herbs, which belong to the family Compositæ, and are characterized by their alternate, entire leaves and numerous, rayless heads of yellow flowers.


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