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indigofera


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indigofera  \In`di*gof"e*ra\,  n.  [NL.,  from  E.  indigo  +  L.  ferre 
  to  bear.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  leguminous  plants  having  many  species,  mostly  in 
  tropical  countries,  several  of  them  yielding  indigo,  esp. 
  {Indigofera  tinctoria},  and  {I.  Anil}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Indigofera 
  n  :  genus  of  tropical  herbs  and  shrubs  having  odd-pinnate  leaves 
  and  spurred  flowers  in  long  racemes  or  spikes  [syn:  {Indigofera}, 
  {genus  Indigofera}] 




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