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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of dicotyledonous apetalous plants, of the natural order Santalaceæ and tribe Osyrideæ, with minute hermaphrodite flowers crowded in terminal or lateral racemes or spikes, and small drupes, sometimes with a fleshy exocarp.
  • n. A delicacy of bodily structure.

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