Zingiberaceous


Zingiberaceous
Zingiberaceous in`gi*ber*a"ceous (z[i^]n`j[i^]*b[~e]r*[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. zingiber ginger. See {Ginger}.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe ({Zingibere[ae]}) of endogenous plants of the order {Scitamine[ae]}. See {Scitamineous}. [1913 Webster]

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  • zingiberaceous — /zin jeuh beuh ray sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Zingiberaceae, the ginger family of plants. Also, zinziberaceous. Cf. ginger family. [1840 50; < NL Zingiberace(ae) family name (see GINGER, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • zingiberaceous — adjective zinziberaceous …   Wiktionary

  • zingiberaceous — zin·gi·ber·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • zingiberaceous — adjective see zingiberaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zingibereae — Zingiberaceous in gi*ber*a ceous (z[i^]n j[i^]*b[ e]r*[=a] sh[u^]s), a. [L. zingiber ginger. See {Ginger}.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to ginger, or to a tribe ({Zingibere[ae]}) of endogenous plants of the order {Scitamine[ae]}. See {Scitamineous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinziberaceous — /zin zeuh beuh ray sheuhs/, adj. zingiberaceous. * * * zingiberāˈceous or zinziberāˈceous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑zingiber * * * zinziberaceous, a. Bot. (ˌzɪnzɪbəˈreɪʃəs) = zingiberaceous. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • zin|zi|ber|a|ceous — «ZIHN zuh buh RAY shuhs», adjective. = zingiberaceous. (Cf. ↑zingiberaceous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zinziberaceous — Zin zi*ber*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Same as {Zingiberaceous}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zinziberaceous — /zin zeuh beuh ray sheuhs/, adj. zingiberaceous. * * * …   Universalium

  • zinziberaceous — adjective Belonging to the ginger family, and of the genus name Zingiber; zingiberaceous …   Wiktionary


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