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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. A Linnæan class of plants in which the stamens are united by the anthers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The nineteenth class of plants in the sexual system of Linnæus, the Compositæ of the natural system, the name alluding to their united anthers, which thence are now called syngenesious.

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