from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, the eighteenth class of the Linnean system, in which the stamens are united by their filaments into three or more sets or brotherhoods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Bot.) A Linnæan class of plants having stamens united in three or more bodies or bundles by the filaments.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun obsolete A former
taxonomic classof plantshaving the stamensunited by their filamentsinto bundles
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