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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A Linnæan order of plants having many styles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • One of the orders in the fifth, sixth, twelfth, and thirteenth classes of the Linnean system, comprehending those plants which have flowers with more than twelve styles or stigmas.
  • n. Same as polygyny.

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