Salicaceous
Salicaceous Sal`i*ca"ceous (s[a^]l`[i^]*k[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. salix, -icis, the willow.] Belonging or relating to the willow. [1913 Webster]

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  • salicaceous — /sal i kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Salicaceae, the willow family of plants. Cf. willow family. [1840 50; < NL Salicace(ae) (Salic , s. of Salix the type genus (L: willow) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • salicaceous — /sæləˈkeɪʃəs/ (say saluh kayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Salicaceae, a family of trees and shrubs containing the willows and poplars. {Latin salix willow + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • salicaceous —   a. pertaining to or like a willow; belonging to the willow family of plants …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • salicaceous — /sal i kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Salicaceae, the willow family of plants. Cf. willow family. [1840 50; < NL Salicace(ae) (Salic , s. of Salix the type genus (L: willow) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • poplar — poplared, adj. /pop leuhr/, n. 1. any of the rapidly growing, salicaceous trees of the genus Populus, usually characterized by the columnar or spirelike manner of growth of its branches. 2. the light, soft wood of any of these trees, used for… …   Universalium

  • salicacées — n. f. pl. BOT Famille de plantes à fleurs en chatons, comprenant les saules et les peupliers. Sing. Une salicacée. ⇒SALICACÉES, subst. fém. plur. BOT. Famille de plantes dicotylédones apétales constituée par les genres Saule et Peuplier. Il… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • salicylamide — ˌsaləˈsiləˌmīd, mə̇d noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary salicyl + amide : the crystalline amide HOC6H4CONH2 of salicylic acid made usually by reaction of methyl salicylate with ammonia and used chiefly as an analgesic,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • salicine — salˈicin or salˈicine / sin/ noun A bitter crystalline glucoside (C13H18O7) obtained from willow bark, etc and used medicinally as an analgesic, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑salicaceous …   Useful english dictionary

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