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Centaury
Centaury Cen"tau*ry, n. [L. centaureum and centauria, Gr. ?, ?, and ?, fr. the Centaur Chiron.] (Bot.) A gentianaceous plant not fully identified. The name is usually given to the Eryther[ae]a Centaurium and the Chlora perfoliata of Europe, but is also extended to the whole genus Sabbatia, and even to the unrelated Centaurea.

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- Alpha Centauri (Latinized from α Centauri, abbreviated Alpha Cen or α Cen) is the closest star system and closest planetary system to Earth's Solar System...
- Centaury is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Centaurea, a genus in the Asteraceae containing species sometimes called centaury Centaurium...
- Beta Centauri (Latinised from β Centauri, abbreviated Beta Cen, β Cen), officially called Hadar /ˈheɪdɑːr/, is a triple star system in the southern constellation...
- Sabatia angularis, commonly called rosepink, is a plant native to the eastern North America. It is geographically widespread and found in a variety of...
- plant in the gentian family known by the common names common centaury and European centaury. This is an erect biennial herb which reaches half a meter in...
- Cheirolophus cr****ifolius, the Maltese centaury, Maltese rock-centaury or Widnet il-Baħar, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It...
- gentian family known by the common names California centaury, charming centaury and canchalagua. This centaury is native to much of California, southern Oregon...
- flowering plant in the gentian family known by the common name Davy's centaury. The plant is endemic to California, where it is known from the coastline...
- Schenkia ****ata is a species of annual herb in the family Gentianaceae. It has a very wide old world distribution, ranging from north Africa, through...
- Centaurea akamantis, the Akamas centaurea, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is found only in Cyprus.Its natural habitat is...
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