Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of shrubs of the apetalous order Euphorbiaceæ and the tribe Euphorbieæ, known by the irregular minutely toothed oblique or urn-shaped involucre.

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  • n. tropical American succulent shrubs

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Examples

  • The plant, from the pedilanthus family, produces inflorescences in the shape of a little sparrow.

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