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caryophyllaceous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Caryophyllaceous  \Car`y*o*phyl*la"ceous\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  clove  tree; 
  ?  nut  +  ?  leaf.]  (Bot.) 
  a  Having  corollas  of  five  petals  with  long  claws  inclosed 
  in  a  tubular,  calyx,  as  the  pink. 
  b  Belonging  to  the  family  of  which  the  pink  and  the 
  carnation  are  the  types. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  caryophyllaceous 
  adj  :  of  or  pertaining  to  plants  of  the  family  Caryophyllaceae 




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