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- n. Any of the genus Rondeletia of tropical rubiaceous shrubs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tropical genus of rubiaceous shrubs which often have brilliant flowers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gamopetalous shrubs and trees of the order Rubiaceæ. type of the tribe Rondeletieæ.
- n. A genus of fishes of the family Rondeletiidæ, found in the deep seas. One species is known.
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)
Shave up the soap very fine; boil it and the saffron in a quart of the rose-water; when dissolved, add the remainder of the water, then the spirit, finally the rondeletia, which is used by way of perfume.