umbellifer
noun Etymology: New Latin Umbelliferae, group name, feminine plural of umbellifer bearing umbels Date: 1718 a plant of the carrot family

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  • Umbellifer — Um*bel li*fer, n. [NL. See {Umbelliferous}.] (Bot.) A plant producing an umbel or umbels. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • umbellifer — um·bel·lif·er (ŭm bĕlʹə fər) n. An umbelliferous plant. * * * …   Universalium

  • umbellifer — noun Any plant of the family Apiaceae, also called Umbelliferae, whose inflorescence is an umbel, such as a carrot or celery …   Wiktionary

  • Umbellifer — Skærmplante …   Danske encyklopædi

  • umbellifer — [ʌm bɛlɪfə] noun Botany a plant of the parsley family (Umbelliferae), having its flowers arranged in umbels. Derivatives umbelliferous adjective Origin C18: from obs. Fr. umbellifère, from L. umbella parasol + fer bearing …   English new terms dictionary

  • umbellifer — um·bel·li·fer …   English syllables

  • umbellifer — /ʌmˈbɛlɪfə/ (say um belifuh) noun a member of the plant genus Umbelliferae, comprising aromatic herbs with hollow stems as cumin, parsley, carrot, chilli, caraway, fennel, etc. {New Latin umbel + i 1 + fer from the inflorescence in the form of a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • umbellifer — n. any plant of the family Umbelliferae bearing umbels, including parsley and parsnip. Derivatives: umbelliferous adj. Etymology: obs. F umbellifegravere f. L (as UMBEL, fer bearing) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apiaceae — Taxobox name = Carrot family image width = 300px image caption = Inflorescence of Wild Angelica ( Angelica sylvestris ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae (or Umbelliferae) familia… …   Wikipedia

  • Parsley — Taxobox name = Parsley image width = 250px image caption = Parsley regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Apiaceae genus = Petroselinum species = Petroselinum crispum subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

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