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from The Century Dictionary.

  • The fifteenth class in the Linnean system, comprehending those plants which bear hermaphrodite flowers with six stamens, four of them longer than the other two.

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

  • noun plural (Bot.) A Linnæan class of plants having six stamens, four of which are longer than the others.

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