Scrophulariaceous
Scrophulariaceous Scroph`u*la`ri*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a very large natural order of gamopetalous plants ({Scrophulariace[ae]}, or {Scrophularine[ae]}), usually having irregular didynamous flowers and a two-celled pod. The order includes the mullein, foxglove, snapdragon, figwort, painted cup, yellow rattle, and some exotic trees, as the Paulownia. [1913 Webster]

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  • scrophulariaceous — adjective see scrophulariaceae * * * /skrof yeuh lair ee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Scrophulariaceae, the figwort family of plants. Cf. figwort family. [1840 50; < NL scrophulariace(ae) family name (see SCROFULA, ARIA, ACEAE) + OUS] * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrophulariaceous — /skrof yeuh lair ee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Scrophulariaceae, the figwort family of plants. Cf. figwort family. [1840 50; < NL scrophulariace(ae) family name (see SCROFULA, ARIA, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrophulariaceous — scroph·u·lar·i·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • scrophulariaceous — /ˌskrɒfjəˌlɛəriˈeɪʃəs/ (say .skrofyuh.lairree ayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Scrophulariaceae, family of plants, including the snapdragon, foxglove, toadflax, mullein, eyebright, etc. {New Latin Scrophulāria, the typical genus (reputed… …   Australian English dictionary

  • scrophulariaceous —   a. pertaining to or like figwort; belonging to figwort family of plants, which includes veronica, antirrhinum, etc …   Dictionary of difficult words

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