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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants of the natural order Ficoideæ; and the tribe Mollugineæ, characterized by a capsular fruit, a three-to five-celled ovary containing many ovules, and stipulate leaves which often appear to be whorled.

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