Boraginaceous
Boraginaceous Bo*rag`i*na"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants ({Boraginace[ae]}) which includes the borage, heliotrope, beggar's lice, and many pestiferous plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • boraginaceous — bə|rajə|nāshəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Boraginaceae + English ous : of, relating to, or like the Boraginaceae * * * /beuh raj euh nay sheuhs, baw , boh /, adj. belonging to the plant family Boraginaceae. Cf. borage family. [ < NL… …   Useful english dictionary

  • boraginaceous — /beuh raj euh nay sheuhs, baw , boh /, adj. belonging to the plant family Boraginaceae. Cf. borage family. [ < NL Boraginace(ae) family name (Boragin , s. of Borago genus name; see BORAGE + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • boraginaceous — bo·rag·i·na·ceous …   English syllables

  • boraginaceous — /bərædʒəˈneɪʃəs/ (say buhrajuh nayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Boraginaceae, or borage family of plants, including borage, bugloss, heliotrope, forget me not, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • Boraginaceae — Boraginaceous Bo*rag i*na ceous, a. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants ({Boraginace[ae]}) which includes the borage, heliotrope, beggar s lice, and many pestiferous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adiantum Capillus-Veneris — Venus Ve nus, n. [L. Venus, eris, the goddess of love, the planet Venus.] 1. (Class. Myth.) The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkanet — Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red color.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkanna tinctoria — Alkanet Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alkanna tinctoria — Alkanet Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anchusa officinalis — Alkanet Al ka*net ([a^]l k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[ n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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