a.1.Presiding over marriage.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The flowering season occurs between July and October; its flowers remain closed during the day and then open completely at night, giving off an intense and penetrating scent that attracts night butterflies; in fact, pollination is entomogama (via pronubial insects).
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