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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 Cruciferæ, tribe Sisymbrieæ.

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  • n. biennial or perennial erect herbs having nocturnally fragrant flowers


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