rubiaceous

rubiaceous
  a. like or pertaining to madder plant; belonging to madder family of plants.

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  • Rubiaceous — Ru bi*a ceous, a. [L. rubia madder, fr. rubeus red.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a very large natural order of plants ({Rubiace[ae]}) named after the madder ({Rubia tinctoria}), and including about three hundred and seventy genera and over four… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rubiaceous — /rooh bee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Rubiaceae, the madder family of plants. Cf. madder family. [1825 35; < NL Rubiace(ae) name of family (Rubi(a) genus name (L rubia madder, akin to ruber RED1) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rubiaceous — ru·bi·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • rubiaceous — /rubiˈeɪʃəs/ (say roohbee ayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Rubiaceae, or madder family of plants, including also the coffee, cinchona, ipecacuanha, gardenia, bedstraw, etc. {New Latin Rubiaceae (from Latin rubia madder)+ ous} …  

  • rubiaceous — adjective see rubiaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • rubiaceous plant — noun any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae • Syn: ↑madderwort • Hypernyms: ↑angiosperm, ↑flowering plant • Hyponyms: ↑Indian madder, ↑munjeet, ↑Rubia cord …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rubia tinctoria — Rubiaceous Ru bi*a ceous, a. [L. rubia madder, fr. rubeus red.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a very large natural order of plants ({Rubiace[ae]}) named after the madder ({Rubia tinctoria}), and including about three hundred and seventy genera and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rubiaceae — Rubiaceous Ru bi*a ceous, a. [L. rubia madder, fr. rubeus red.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a very large natural order of plants ({Rubiace[ae]}) named after the madder ({Rubia tinctoria}), and including about three hundred and seventy genera and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • AEgeria exitiosa — Peach Peach (p[=e]ch), n. [OE. peche, peshe, OF. pesche, F. p[^e]che, fr. LL. persia, L. Persicum (sc. malum) a Persian apple, a peach. Cf. {Persian}, and {Parsee}.] (Bot.) A well known high flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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