Lig`u*li*flo"rous\ (l[i^]g`[-u]*l[i^]*fl[=o]"r[u^]s), a. [Ligule + L. flos, floris, a flower.] (Bot.) Bearing only ligulate flowers; -- said of a large suborder of composite plants, such as the dandelion, lettuce, hawkweed, etc.
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