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Heliotrope
  • (n.) A plant of the genus Heliotropium; -- called also turnsole and girasole. H. Peruvianum is the commonly cultivated species with fragrant flowers.
  • (n.) An instrument for making signals to an observer at a distance, by means of the sun's rays thrown from a mirror.
  • (n.) An instrument or machine for showing when the sun arrived at the tropics and equinoctial line.
  • (n.) See Bloodstone (a).

    OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)


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