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euryale


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euryale  \Eu*ry"a*le\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Euryale,  one  of  the  Gorgons.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  genus  of  water  lilies,  growing  in  India  and 
  China.  The  only  species  ({E.  ferox})  is  very  prickly  on 
  the  peduncles  and  calyx.  The  rootstocks  and  seeds  are  used 
  as  food. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l)  A  genus  of  ophiurans  with  much-branched  arms. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Euryale 
  n  1:  (Greek  mythology)  one  of  the  three  Gorgons  [syn:  {Euryale}] 
  2:  basket  stars  [syn:  {Euryale},  {genus  Euryale}] 




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