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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of polypetalous plants of the order Capparideæ and tribe Cleomæ, distinguished by its short receptacle, four entire petals, eight or more free stamens, and numerous reniform seeds in a long two-valved pod.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. widely distributed herbs having palmate leaves and creamy white to or pink to magenta flowers with many stamens of unequal length

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