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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous plants founded by Linnæus, belonging to the natural order Umbelliferæ, tribe Peucedaneæ, characterized by its broadly obovate, strongly compressed wing-margined fruit.

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  • n. widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers

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