Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Polygamia (Page: 10)

Pol`y*ga"mi*a (?), n. pl. [NL. See Polygamous.] (Bot.) (a) A Linnæan class of plants, characterized by having both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant. (b) A name given by Linnæus to file orders of plants having syngenesious flowers.