Bignoniaceous
Bignoniaceous Big*no`ni*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the {trumpet flower} (also called {trumpet creeper} and {trumpet vine}) is an example. [1913 Webster]

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  • bignoniaceous — /big noh nee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the plant family Bignoniaceae. Cf. bignonia (def. 2). [ < NL Bignoniace(ae) (see BIGNONIA, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • bignoniaceous — big·no·ni·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • bignoniaceous — /bɪgˌnoʊniˈeɪʃəs/ (say big.nohnee ayshuhs) adjective belonging or relating to the Bignoniaceae, a family of plants including the trumpet flower, catalpa, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • bignoniaceous — adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Bignoniaceae • Pertains to noun: ↑Bignoniaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑Bignoniaceae * * * adjective see bignoniaceae * * * /big noh nee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to …   Useful english dictionary

  • trumpet creeper — Bignoniaceous Big*no ni*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the {trumpet flower} (also called {trumpet creeper} and {trumpet vine}) is an example. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet flower — Bignoniaceous Big*no ni*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the {trumpet flower} (also called {trumpet creeper} and {trumpet vine}) is an example. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trumpet vine — Bignoniaceous Big*no ni*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the {trumpet flower} (also called {trumpet creeper} and {trumpet vine}) is an example. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacaranda — Jac a*ran da, n. [Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda.] (Bot.) (a) The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called {king wood}, {tiger wood}, and {violet wood}. (b) A genus of bignoniaceous Brazilian… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • king wood — Jacaranda Jac a*ran da, n. [Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda.] (Bot.) (a) The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called {king wood}, {tiger wood}, and {violet wood}. (b) A genus of bignoniaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tiger wood — Jacaranda Jac a*ran da, n. [Braz.; cf. Sp. & Pg. jacaranda.] (Bot.) (a) The native Brazilian name for certain leguminous trees, which produce the beautiful woods called {king wood}, {tiger wood}, and {violet wood}. (b) A genus of bignoniaceous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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