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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Hypericum \Hy*per"i*cum\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, ?; ? under, among +
?, ?, heath, heather.] (Bot.)
A genus of plants, generally with dotted leaves and yellow
flowers; -- called also St. John's-wort.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous
shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers;
cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high
altitudes and desert regions [syn: Hypericum, genus
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