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gin'seng fam"ily

the plant family Araliaceae, characterized by often prickly herbaceous plants, trees, and shrubs having alternate leaves and dense clusters of small, whitish or greenish flowers, and including the devil's-club, ginseng, ivy, schefflera, and wild sarsaparilla.

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