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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Portulacaceous  \Por`tu*la*ca"ceous\,  a.  (Bot.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  natural  order  of  plants 
  ({Portulacace[ae]}),  of  which  Portulaca  is  the  type  and 
  which  includes  also  the  spring  beauty  ({Claytonia})  and  other 
  genera. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Claytonia  \Clay*to"ni*a\,  n.  [Named  after  Dr.John  Clayton,  an 
  American  botanist.]  (Bot.) 
  An  American  genus  of  perennial  herbs  with  delicate  blossoms; 
  --  sometimes  called  {spring  beauty}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Claytonia 
  n  :  genus  of  mainly  North  American  succulent  herbs  with  white  or 
  pink  flowers  usually  in  terminal  racemes  [syn:  {Claytonia}, 
  {genus  Claytonia}] 




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