Polygalaceous
Polygalaceous Pol`y*ga*la"ceous, a. Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants ({Polygalace[ae]}) of which Polygala is the type. [1913 Webster]

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  • polygalaceous — adjective Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Polygalaceæ<) of which Polygala is the type …   Wiktionary

  • polygalaceous — po·lyg·a·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • polygalaceous — adjective see polygalaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • polygala — polygalaceous /pol ee geuh lay sheuhs, peuh lig euh /, adj. /peuh lig euh leuh/, n. any plant of the genus Polygala, comprising the milkworts. [1570 80; < NL, genus name, special use of L polygala, for Gk polýgalon milkwort, lit., something very… …   Universalium

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