\sˌuːpəɹɪɹˈɒɡətəɹˌi], \sˌuːpəɹɪɹˈɒɡətəɹˌi], \s_ˌuː_p_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ɹ_ˈɒ_ɡ_ə_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi]\
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more than is needed, desired, or required; "trying to lose excess weight"; "found some extra change lying on the dresser"; "yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant"; "skills made redundant by technological advance"; "sleeping in the spare room"; "supernumerary ornamentation"; "it was supererogatory of her to gloat"; "delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words"; "extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts"; "surplus cheese distributed to the needy"
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- perennial woodland herbs waterleaf plant family of the order Solanales, subclass Asteridae, class Magnoliopsida. They have alternate leaves, regular flowers with five-lobed corollas (united petals), and a one- or two-celled ovary.