from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a magnoliid genus; a genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as the most primitive of extant angiosperms; alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dicotyledonous aquatic plants belonging to the family Nymphæaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae
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