Ra"nal\, a. (Bot.) Having a general affinity to ranunculaceous plants.

Ranal alliance (Bot.), a name proposed by Lindley for a group of natural orders, including Ranunculace[ae], Magnoliace[ae], Papaverace[ae], and others related to them.
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