from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous shrubs, of the polypetalous order Tiliaceœ and the tribe Tilieœ, known by its many-seeded berry.
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- n. one species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae
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