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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In California, a plant of the genus Gryptanthe, or sometimes of any of the genera included under the name white forget-me-not (which see). The name, moaning ‘light snow,’ refers to the appearance of fields in which the plant abounds.


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