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  • proper n. A plant belonging to the genus Verticordia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. [De Candolle, 1826, so named because closely akin to the myrtle, sacred to Venus.] A genus of plants, of the order Myrtaceæ and tribe Chamælaucieæ.
  • n. [S. Wood, 1844.] In conchology, the typical genus of Verticordiidæ.

Etymologies

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From the genus name Verticordia.

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