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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit.

Usage examples (3)
  • Several quassinoids, which were isolated from some plants of the family Simaroubaceae, showed potent antimalarial activity in vitro
  • An interesting case of secondary dispersal involves the invasive species '' Ailanthus altissima '' (Simaroubaceae), which is typically wind-dispersed.
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