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chelone


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chelone  \Che*lo"ne\,  n.  [Gr.  chelw`nh  a  tortoise.  So  named  from 
  shape  of  the  upper  lip  of  the  corolla.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  hardy  perennial  flowering  plants,  of  the  order 
  {Scrophulariace[ae]},  natives  of  North  America;  --  called 
  also  {snakehead},  {turtlehead},  {shellflower},  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Chelone 
  n  :  herbaceous  perennials:  shellflower  [syn:  {Chelone},  {genus 
  Chelone}] 




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