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Meaning of CRUCIFEROUS

Pronunciation:  kroo'sifurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (botany) of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae
 

CRUCIFEROUS is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cru*cif"er*ous\ (kr?-s?f"?r-?s), a. [L. crux,
crucis, cross + -ferous: cf. F. crucif?re.]
1. Bearing a cross.

2. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of
   plants which have four petals arranged like the arms of a
   cross, as the mustard, radish, turnip, etc.

 

 

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