Saxifragaceous
Saxifragaceous Sax`i*fra*ga"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants ({Saxifragace[ae]}) of which saxifrage is the type. The order includes also the alum root, the hydrangeas, the mock orange, currants and gooseberries, and many other plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • saxifragaceous — /sak seuh freuh gay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the plant family Saxifragaceae. Cf. saxifrage family. [1835 45; SAXIFRAGE + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • saxifragaceous — sax·i·fra·ga·ceous …   English syllables

  • saxifragaceous — /sæksəfrəˈgeɪʃəs/ (say saksuhfruh gayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Saxifragaceae, or saxifrage family of plants …   Australian English dictionary

  • saxifragaceous — adjective see saxifragaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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