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Definition of the noun ambrosiaceae

What does ambrosiaceae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds

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Google previewThe New England Journal of Medicine (1917)

Principal among the Ambrosiaceae is the common rag-weed (Ambrosiapelatior, Fig. 2) which is responsible for 85% of fall hay-fever in the Eastern and Southern States. It is spiculated and measures 15 microns in diameter. The giant rag-weed ...

Google previewBoston Medical and Surgical Journal (1917)

Principal among the Ambrosiaceae is the common rag- weed (Ambrosia elatior, Fig.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

The modern tendency among systematists is to consider the Compositae as divisible into the three families Cichoriaceae, Ambrosiaceae, and Asteraceae or Carduaceae. As a whole the up comprises about 850 genera and 24,000 species , ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Ambrosiaceae Link = Asteraceae Dumort. Ammentotaxaceae Kudo et Yamam. = Taxaceae Lindl .

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Agenus of widely distributed coarse annual weeds, type of the family Ambrosiaceae, chiefly American, and generally known as ragweed. A. artemisia folia is also called Roman wormwood or hogweed. ambrosiac (am-brö'zi-ak), a.

Google previewWebster's Collegiate Dictionary (1917)

3d Ed. of the Merriam Series. The Largest Abridgment of Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language; 1700 Illustrations

to a family (Ambrosiaceae) of herbs, the ra family, having heads of flowers subtended by an involucre of bracts. am-bro'si-al (-brö'zhi-āl; zi-āl), a, 1. Consistin like ambrosia; delicious. 2. Divinely excellent or ful. -am-bro" y; adv. . am-bro'si- an ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

and *Ambrosiaceae. asteraceous (as-tg-ra'shius), a. [Astcraccz + -ous.] Belonging to or having the characters of the Aslcraceaz. astereognosis (as-té'ri-og-no'sis), n. [NL., < Gr. 0- riv .

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Scrabble value of A1M3B3R1O1S1I1A1C3E1A1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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