Definition of composite:

part of speech: noun plural

In bot., the largest natural order of plants, having their flowers arranged in dense heads, as in the daisy, the dandelion, the asters, & c.

part of speech: adjective

Made up of parts; compound; in bot., having the structure of the compositae.

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