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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of North American herbs: columbo; it includes some species sometimes placed in the genus Swertia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A North American genus of gentianaceous plants, having a single erect stem from a mostly biennial thick bitter root, and numerous usually dull-white flowers.

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  • n. genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia

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Examples

  • Frasera speciosa, white-stemmed (= albicaulis) frasera occupies a different habitat.

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