from The Century Dictionary.

  • A large order of dicotyledonous, chiefly choripetalous plants, characterized by regular flowers (except in the Violaceæ), usually numerous stamens, a compound ovary, and parietal placentæ (whence often called Parietales).

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  • noun a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae


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