Ferulaceous Fer`u*la"ceous, a. [L. ferulaceus, fr. ferula rod: cf. F. f['e]rulac['e].] Pertaining to reeds and canes; having a stalk like a reed; as, ferulaceous plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • ferulaceous — /fɛrəˈleɪʃəs/ (say feruh layshuhs) adjective relating to reeds or canes; having a stalk like reed: ferulaceous plants. {Latin ferulāceus, from ferula giant fennel} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ferulaceous — ferulāˈceous adjective Like a cane, reed or Ferula • • • Main Entry: ↑ferule …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferule —   n. rod or flat ruler for punishment.    ♦ ferulaceous, a. reed like …   Dictionary of difficult words

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