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the plant family Caryophyllaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having opposite leaves, usually swollen-jointed stems, flowers with petals notched at the tips, and fruit generally in the form of a many-seeded capsule, and including baby's-breath, carnation, chickweed, pink, and sweet william.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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