Sapindaceous
Sapindaceous Sap`in*da"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to an order of trees and shrubs ({Sapindace[ae]}), including the (typical) genus Sapindus, the maples, the margosa, and about seventy other genera. [1913 Webster]

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  • sapindaceous — /sap in day sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Sapindaceae, the soapberry family of plants. Cf. soapberry family. [1835 45; < NL Sapindace(ae) name of the family (Sapind(us) the type genus (L sap(o) SOAP + Indus Indian) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sapindaceous — sap·in·da·ceous …   English syllables

  • sapindaceous — /sæpɪnˈdeɪʃəs/ (say sapin dayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Sapindaceae, or soapberry family of plants. {New Latin Sapindāceae (from sapindus soapberry) + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sapindaceous — adjective see sapindaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • acorn — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • African oak — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alectryon excelsum — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Australian oak — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barren oak — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Basket oak — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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