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ageratum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ageratum  \A*ger"a*tum\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  a  sort  of  plant;  'a 
  priv.  +  ?  old  age.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants,  one  species  of  which  ({A.  Mexicanum})  has 
  lavender-blue  flowers  in  dense  clusters. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ageratum 
  n  1:  rhizomatous  plant  of  central  and  southeastern  United  States 
  and  West  Indies  having  large  showy  heads  of  clear  blue 
  flowers;  sometimes  placed  in  genus  Eupatorium  [syn:  {mistflower}, 
  {Conoclinium  coelestinum},  {Eupatorium  coelestinum}] 
  2:  any  plant  of  the  genus  Ageratum  having  opposite  leaves  and 
  small  heads  of  blue  or  white  flowers 




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