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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 previewBoston Medical and Surgical Journal (1917)

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

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: 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 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 previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

A genus of o — annual composite plants: Suborder, Ambrosiaceae, of which it is the type.

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

The imaginary food of the gods; also, Greannual composite plants: Sub-order, Ambrosiaceae of which it is the type. AMBRosi Ac, am-bro'zhe-ac, ) a. Fragrant, delicious, AMBROSIAL, am-bro'zhe-al, X- delectable ; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1910)

See Compositael, Tubuliflorae, Cichoriaceae, Liguliflorae, and * Ambrosiaceae. asteraceous (as-te-rā'shius), a. [Asteraceae + -ous. J Belonging to or having the characters of the Asteraceae. astereognosis (as-té'ri-og-nó'sis), n. (NL., & Gr. a- ...

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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