Apiaceous A`pi*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Umbelliferous. [1913 Webster]

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  • apiaceous — [ā΄pē ā′shəs] adj. [< ModL apiaceae, carrot family < L apium, parsley, celery + OUS] UMBELLIFEROUS …   English World dictionary

  • apiaceous — /ay pee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Apiaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Umbelliferae. Cf. parsley (def. 4). [1830 40; < NL Apiace(ae) (Api(um) a genus (L: celery, parsley) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • apiaceous — api·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • apiaceous — /æpiˈeɪʃəs/ (say apee ayshuhs) adjective related to the umbelliferous genus Apium, including parsley, celery, etc. {Latin apium parsley + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • apiaceous —   a. parsley like; belonging to plant family including carrot, parsley, etc …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • apiaceous — |āpē|āshəs, |ap adjective Etymology: New Latin Apiaceae + English ous : umbelliferous …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Cruciferous vegetables — This article is about the use of Brassicaceae as food. For a botanical description of plants in this family (whether or not used for food), see Brassicaceae. Cabbage plants Vegetables of the family Brassicaceae (also called Cruciferae) are called …   Wikipedia

  • ammiaceous — /æmiˈeɪʃəs/ (say amee ayshuhs) adjective → apiaceous …   Australian English dictionary

  • am|mi|a|ceous — «AM ee AY shuhs», adjective. Botany. of or belonging to the parsley family; apiaceous. ╂[< Latin ammi parsley plant (< Greek ámmi) + English aceous] …   Useful english dictionary

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