Verbenaceous
Verbenaceous Ver`be*na"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order ({Verbenace[ae]}) of gamopetalous plants of which Verbena is the type. The order includes also the black and white mangroves, and many plants noted for medicinal use or for beauty of bloom. [1913 Webster]

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  • verbenaceous — /verr beuh nay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the plant family Verbenaceae. Cf. verbena family. [1880 85; < NL Verbenace(ae) (see VERBENA, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • verbenaceous — ver·be·na·ceous …   English syllables

  • verbenaceous — /vɜbəˈneɪʃəs/ (say verbuh nayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Verbenaceae, or verbena family of plants, which includes also the lantana, teak, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • verbenaceous — adjective see verbenaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verbenaceae — Verbenaceous Ver be*na ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order ({Verbenace[ae]}) of gamopetalous plants of which Verbena is the type. The order includes also the black and white mangroves, and many plants noted for medicinal use or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C puniceus — Glory Glo ry (gl[=o] r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle os, Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See {Loud}.] 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clianthus Dampieri — Glory Glo ry (gl[=o] r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle os, Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See {Loud}.] 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Essence of verbena — Verbena Ver*be na, n. [L. See {Vervain}.] (Bot.) A genus of herbaceous plants of which several species are extensively cultivated for the great beauty of their flowers; vervain. [1913 Webster] Note: Verbena, or vervain, was used by the Greeks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glory — Glo ry (gl[=o] r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle os, Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See {Loud}.] 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glory hole — Glory Glo ry (gl[=o] r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle os, Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See {Loud}.] 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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