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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Burnet  \Bur"net\,  n.  [OE.  burnet  burnet;  also  brownish  (the 
  plant  perh.  being  named  from  its  color),  fr  F.  brunet,  dim. 
  of  brun  brown;  cf  OF  brunete  a  sort  of  flower.  See 
  {Brunette}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  perennial  herbs  ({Poterium});  especially, 
  {P.Sanguisorba},  the  common,  or  garden,  burnet. 
 
  {Burnet  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  in  England,  a  handsome  moth 
  ({Zyg[ae]na  filipendula}),  with  crimson  spots  on  the 
  wings. 
 
  {Burnet  saxifrage}.  (Bot.)  See  {Saxifrage}. 
 
  {Canadian  burnet},  a  marsh  plant  ({Poterium  Canadensis}). 
 
  {Great  burnet},  {Wild  burnet},  {Poterium  (or  Sanguisorba) 
  oficinalis}. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Burnet,  TX  (city,  FIPS  11464) 
  Location:  30.76108  N,  98.22979  W 
  Population  (1990):  3423  (1670  housing  units) 
  Area:  13.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  78611 




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