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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants of the order Berberideæ and the tribe Berbereæ, characterized by its numerous sepals and petals.
  • In Günther's classification, the second group of Nandidæ, having no pseudobranchiæ, five ventral rays, and palatine and vomerine teeth. It includes sundry East Indian fresh-water fishes.

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