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 for Gnaphalium
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gnaphalium \Gna*pha"li*um\, n. [Nl., from Gr. ? wool of the
     teasel.] (Bot.)
     A genus of composite plants with white or colored dry and
     persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with
           whitish involucres [syn: Gnaphalium, genus Gnaphalium]

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