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|Noun||1.||genus Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans|
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
buckbean family, family Menyanthaceae, Menyanthaceae - a dicotyledonous family of marsh plants of order Gentianales