from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of evergreen gymnospermous trees, belonging to the natural order Taxaceæ.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun a genus of Australasian evergreen trees or shrubs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun Australasian evergreen trees or shrubs
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It was, however, with some difficulty that he succeeded in finding the flower, which was so minute as almost to require a magnifying lens to observe it; it is a coniferous tree and was supposed by Mr. Cunningham to be allied to dacrydium.