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- n. A plant with net-veined leaves and monocotyledonous embryos, belonging to the class Dictyogenae, proposed by Lindley for the orders Dioscoreaceae, Smilaceae, Trilliaceae, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant with net-veined leaves, and monocotyledonous embryos, belonging to the class Dictyogenæ, proposed by Lindley for the orders Dioscoreaceæ, Smilaceæ, Trilliaceæ, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a division of plants proposed by Lindley to include such endogenous genera as have netveined leaves. They belong chiefly to the Dioscoriaceœ and to some tribes of the Liliaceœ.
Ancient Greek δίκτυο ("net") + -gen. (Wiktionary)