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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Onagraceous  \On`a*gra"ceous\,  Onagrarieous  \On`a*gra*ri"e*ous\, 
  a.  [From  NL  Onagra  an  old  scientific  name  of  the  evening 
  primrose  (Enothera),  fr  Gr  ?  a  kind  of  plant;  of  uncertain 
  origin.]  (Bot.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  a  natural  order  of  plants 
  ({Onagrace[ae]}  or  {Onagrarie[ae]}),  which  includes  the 
  fuchsia,  the  willow-herb  ({Epilobium}),  and  the  evening 
  primrose  ({[OE]nothera}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Epilobium 
  n  :  large  widely  distributed  genus  of  herbs  and  subshrubs  of 
  especially  western  North  America  and  Arctic  areas  [syn:  {Epilobium}, 
  {genus  Epilobium}] 




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