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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of gymnocarpous lichens, typical of the subfamily Pertusariei, having a uniform crustaceous thallus and globular difform apothecia.

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  • n. crustose lichens that are a source of the dye archil and of litmus

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