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aspalathus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aspalathus  \As*pal"a*thus\,  n.  [L.  aspalathus,  Gr  ?.]  (Bot.) 
  a  A  thorny  shrub  yielding  a  fragrant  oil.  --Ecclus.  xxiv. 
  15. 
  b  A  genus  of  plants  of  the  natural  order  {Leguminos[ae]}. 
  The  species  are  chiefly  natives  of  the  Cape  of  Good  Hope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Aspalathus 
  n  :  genus  of  South  African  heathlike  shrubs  [syn:  {Aspalathus}, 
  {genus  Aspalathus}] 




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