Musales
Musales Musales prop. n. An order of tropical plants.

Syn: order {Musales}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Musales — noun tropical plants • Syn: ↑order Musales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Commelinidae, ↑subclass Commelinidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • musales — mu·sa·les …   English syllables

  • order Musales — noun tropical plants • Syn: ↑Musales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Commelinidae, ↑subclass Commelinidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Zingiberaceae — noun a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales • Syn: ↑Zingiberaceae, ↑ginger family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Musales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ginger family — noun a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales • Syn: ↑Zingiberaceae, ↑family Zingiberaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Musales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zingiberaceae — noun a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales • Syn: ↑family Zingiberaceae, ↑ginger family • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Musales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • arrowroot family — noun tropical perennial herbs with usually starchy rhizomes • Syn: ↑Marantaceae, ↑family Marantaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Musales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • banana family — noun treelike tropical Asian herbs • Syn: ↑Musaceae, ↑family Musaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Musales, ↑order Musales …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cannaceae — noun coextensive with the genus Canna • Syn: ↑family Cannaceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Musales, ↑order Musales …   Useful english dictionary

  • Commelinidae — noun one of four subclasses or superorders of Monocotyledones; comprises about 19,000 species in 25 families of mostly terrestrial herbs especially of moist places including: Cyperaceae; Gramineae; Bromeliaceae; and Zingiberaceae • Syn: ↑subclass …   Useful english dictionary

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