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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the capsular shield of some lichens.
  • noun [capitalized] In zoology, a genus of brachiopods, of the family Terebratulidæ.
  • noun [capitalized] In entomology, the typical genus of the family Cistellidæ. C. ceramboides and C. sulphurea are examples. Also Cistela.

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