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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, like or belonging to the Polygonaceæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of apetalous plants (Polygonaceæ), of which the knotweeds (species of Polygonum) are the type, and which includes also the docks (Rumex), the buckwheat, rhubarb, sea grape (Coccoloba), and several other genera.

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  • adjective botany Of or pertaining to a family of apetalous plants, Polygonaceae, of which the knotweeds of the genus Polygonum are the type, and which includes also the docks of the genus Rumex, the buckwheat, rhubarb, sea grape of the genus Coccoloba, and several other genera.

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See polygonum

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