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cyperaceae


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Perigynium  \Per`i*gyn"i*um\,  n.;  pl  {Perigynia}.  [NL.  See 
  {Perigynous}.]  (Bot.) 
  Some  unusual  appendage  about  the  pistil,  as  the  bottle-shaped 
  body  in  the  sedges,  and  the  bristles  or  scales  in  some  other 
  genera  of  the  Sedge  family,  or  {Cyperace[ae]}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cyperaceae 
  n  :  bulrush;  chufa;  cotton  grass;  papyrus;  umbrella  plant  [syn: 
  {Cyperaceae},  {family  Cyperaceae},  {sedge  family}] 




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