Polemoniaceous
Polemoniaceous Pol`e*mo`ni*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants ({Polemoniace[ae]}), which includes {Polemonium}, {Phlox}, {Gilia}, and a few other genera. [1913 Webster]

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  • polemoniaceous — adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Polemoniaceae • Pertains to noun: ↑family Polemoniaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑Polemoniaceae * * * adjective see polemoniaceae * * * /pol euh moh nee ay sheuhs/,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • polemoniaceous — /pol euh moh nee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Polemoniaceae, the phlox family of plants. Cf. phlox family. [1855 60; < NL Polemoniace(ae) family name (see POLEMONIUM, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • polemoniaceous — pol·e·mo·ni·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • family Polemoniaceae — noun a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers • Syn: ↑Polemoniaceae, ↑phlox family • Derivationally related forms: ↑polemoniaceous (for: ↑Polemoniaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • phlox family — noun a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers • Syn: ↑Polemoniaceae, ↑family Polemoniaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑polemoniaceous (for: ↑Polemoniaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polemoniaceae — noun a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers • Syn: ↑family Polemoniaceae, ↑phlox family • Derivationally related forms: ↑polemoniaceous • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family …   Useful english dictionary

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