from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of leguminous herbs and shrubs of the tribe Galegeæ, the type of the subtribe Psoralieæ, characterized by an ovary with one ovule, an indehiscent pod with its seed adherent, and entire calyx-lobes which are unchanged in fruit.

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  • noun widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers


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