from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A Linnæan class of plants, whose stamens and pistils are in distinct flowers in the same plant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The twenty-first class of plants in the artificial system of Linnæus. In this class the stamens and pistils are in separate flowers on the same plant, as in the Araceæ.
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