Periclinia
Periclinium Per`i*clin"i*um, n.; pl. {Periclinia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? around + ? a bed.] (Bot.) The involucre which surrounds the common receptacle in composite flowers. [1913 Webster]

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  • Periclinium — Per i*clin i*um, n.; pl. {Periclinia}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? around + ? a bed.] (Bot.) The involucre which surrounds the common receptacle in composite flowers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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