from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of oceanic hydrozoans of the family Physophoridæ. Also Phyllidoce.
  • n. The typical genus of Phyllodocidæ. P. viridis is the palolo, also, however, placed in the genus Lysidice, and now in Palolo.

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  • n. small genus of evergreen Arctic and alpine shrubs


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