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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. type genus of the Malpighiaceae;
[syn: Malpighia, genus Malpighia]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Malpighia \Mal*pi"ghi*a\, n. [NL. See Malpighian.] (Bot.) A genus of tropical American shrubs with opposite leaves and small white or reddish flowers. The drupes of Malpighia glabra (formerly Malpighia urens) are eaten under the name of Barbadoes cherries. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Malpighia n 1: type genus of the Malpighiaceae [syn: Malpighia, genus Malpighia]