Ulmaceous
Ulmaceous Ul*ma"ceous, a. [L. ulmus an elm.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a suborder of urticaceous plants, of which the elm is the type. [1913 Webster]

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  • ulmaceous — /ul may sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Ulmaceae, the elm family of plants. Cf. elm family. [1840 50; < NL Ulmace(ae) family name (Ulm(us) a genus (L: ELM) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ulmaceous — ul·ma·ceous …   English syllables

  • ulmaceous — shəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Ulmaceae + English ous : of or relating to the Ulmaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Ellangowan poison bush — Poison bush Poison bush In Australia: (a) Any fabaceous shrub of the genus {Gastrolobium}, the herbage of which is poisonous to stock; also, any species of several related genera, as {Oxylobium}, {Gompholobium}, etc. (b) The plant {Myoporum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Myoporum deserti — Poison bush Poison bush In Australia: (a) Any fabaceous shrub of the genus {Gastrolobium}, the herbage of which is poisonous to stock; also, any species of several related genera, as {Oxylobium}, {Gompholobium}, etc. (b) The plant {Myoporum… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poison bush — In Australia: (a) Any fabaceous shrub of the genus {Gastrolobium}, the herbage of which is poisonous to stock; also, any species of several related genera, as {Oxylobium}, {Gompholobium}, etc. (b) The plant {Myoporum deserti}, often distinguished …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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