from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A large family of chiefly herbaceous plants, the Scrophulariaceae, characterized by bilaterally symmetrical and frequently colorful flowers with four stamens and dehiscent fruit, and including figwort, foxglove, Indian paintbrush, and snapdragon.
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- noun a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
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