from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any plant of the genus Geissois, having seeds overlapping like tiles on a roof.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tree of the genus Geissois of the Saxifragaceæ: so named from the imbricated seed. There are 4 species, found in Australia, New Caledonia, and the Fiji Islands.
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