Pelargonic

Pel`ar*gon"ic

(?), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also nonoic acid) found in the leaves of the geranium (Pelargonium) and allied plants.
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Pel`ar*go"ni*um

(?), prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. pelargo`s a stork.] (Bot.) A large genus of plants of the order Geraniace, differing from Geranium in having a spurred calyx and an irregular corolla.
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About one hundred and seventy species are known, nearly all of them natives of South Africa, and many having very beautiful blossoms. See the Note under Geranium.
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Pe*las"gi*an

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Pe*las"gic

(?), } a. [L. Pelasgus, Gr. Pelasgo`s a Pelasgian.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Pelasgians, an ancient people of Greece, of roving habits.
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2. (Zol.) Wandering.
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