Madderwort
Madderwort Mad"der*wort`, n. (Bot.) A name proposed for any plant of the same natural order ({Rubiace[ae]}) as the madder. [1913 Webster]

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  • madderwort — noun A name proposed for any plant of the same natural order (Rubiaceae) as the madder …   Wiktionary

  • madderwort — noun any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae • Syn: ↑rubiaceous plant • Hypernyms: ↑angiosperm, ↑flowering plant • Hyponyms: ↑Indian madder, ↑munjeet, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • family Rubiaceae — noun widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry • Syn: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑madder family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flowering plant — noun plants having seeds in a closed ovary • Syn: ↑angiosperm • Derivationally related forms: ↑angiospermous (for: ↑angiosperm) • Hypernyms: ↑spermatophyte, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian madder — noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient • Syn: ↑munjeet, ↑Rubia cordifolia • Hypernyms: ↑madderwort, ↑rubiaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • madder family — noun widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry • Syn: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member… …   Useful english dictionary

  • munjeet — noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient • Syn: ↑Indian madder, ↑Rubia cordifolia • Hypernyms: ↑madderwort, ↑rubiaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubia cordifolia — noun perennial East Indian creeping or climbing herb used for dye in the orient • Syn: ↑Indian madder, ↑munjeet • Hypernyms: ↑madderwort, ↑rubiaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Rubia, ↑genu …   Useful english dictionary

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