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Corymbiferous

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Corymbíferous. adv. [from corymbus and fero, Lat.] Bearing fruit or berries in bunches.

Corymbiferous plants are distinguished into such as have a radiate flower, as the sun-flower; and such as have a naked flower, as the hemp-agrimony, and mugwort; to which ware added those a-kin hereunto, such as scabious, teasel, thistle, and the like. Quincy.

Sources: Quincy, John (60)

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