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eugenia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eugenia  \Eu*ge"ni*a\  ([-u]*j[=e]"n[i^]*[.a]),  n.  [NL.  Named  in 
  honor  of  Prince  Eugene  of  Savoy.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  myrtaceous  plants,  mostly  of  tropical  countries, 
  and  including  several  aromatic  trees  and  shrubs,  among  which 
  are  the  trees  which  produce  allspice  and  cloves  of  commerce. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Eugenia 
  n  :  tropical  trees  and  shrubs  with  aromatic  leaves  and  often 
  valuable  hard  wood  [syn:  {Eugenia},  {genus  Eugenia}] 




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