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(Plants) any plant of the genus Cistus. See rockrose
[C16: New Latin, from Greek kistos]
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|Noun||1.||Cistus - small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa|
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Cistaceae, family Cistaceae, rockrose family - shrubs or woody herbs of temperate regions especially Mediterranean