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  • n. Plural form of pellitory.


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  • The water-race down the wall is shown by mosses and lichens, pellitories, and rock-plants; curtains and hangers; slides, shrubs, and weepers of the most vivid green, which give life and beauty to the sternest stone.

    To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative in Two Volumes.—Volume I

  • The numerous families of the pellitories, the chamomiles, the mesembryanthemums, pushed their varied and abundant tufts through the loop-holes in the walls, cracked and fissured in spite of their thickness.

    The Village Rector


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