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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of trees of the polypetalous order Meliaceæ and the tribe Trichilieæ, characterized by the short style, exserted anthers, three- (in one species twelve-) celled ovary, and drupaceous fruit. There are 5 species, all Australian.
  • n. A genus of saccate ctenophorans of (he family Mertensiidæ.
  • n. A genus of marine annelids of the family Clymenidæ. Also called Ammochares.


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