Rhizanthous Rhi*zan"thous, a. [Gr. ??? root + ??? flower.] (Bot.) Producing flowers from a rootstock, or apparently from a root. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhizanthous — rhi·zan·thous (rī zănʹthəs) adj. Bearing flowers directly from the root. * * * …   Universalium

  • rhizanthous — rhi·zan·thous …   English syllables

  • rhizanthous — /raɪˈzænθəs/ (say ruy zanthuhs), /rəˈzæn / (say ruh zan ) adjective producing flowers from the root, or appearing to do so …   Australian English dictionary

  • rhizanthous —   a. with flowers emerging from root …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • rhizanthous — (ˈ)rī|zan(t)thəs adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary rhiz + anthous : producing flowers apparently directly from the root * * * rhīzanˈthous adjective (botany) Seeming to flower from the root • • • Main Entry: ↑rhizo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Radiciflorous — Ra*dic i*flo rous (r[.a]*d[i^]s [i^]*fl[=o] r[u^]s), a. [L. radix, icis, root + flos, floris, a flower.] (Bot.) Rhizanthous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • floral — Synonyms and related words: blooming, bloomy, blossoming, efflorescent, floreate, florescent, floriate, floriated, floricultural, florid, flowered, flowering, flowery, garden, horticultural, hortulan, in bloom, in blossom, in flower, inflorescent …   Moby Thesaurus

  • florescent — Synonyms and related words: blooming, bloomy, blossoming, budding, burgeoning, crescent, developed, efflorescent, floral, floreate, floriate, floriated, floricultural, florid, flourishing, flowered, flowering, flowery, full fledged, full grown,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • flowered — Synonyms and related words: adorned, beaded, bedecked, bedizened, befrilled, bejeweled, beribboned, bespangled, blooming, bloomy, blossoming, decked out, decorated, efflorescent, embellished, feathered, festooned, figured, floral, floreate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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