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Definition of the noun Ambrosiaceae
What does Ambrosiaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Ambrosiaceae: family Ambrosiaceae
- more generic term: asterid dicot family = family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
- member of: aster family / Asteraceae / Compositae / family Asteraceae / family Compositae = plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle
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Principal among the Ambrosiaceae is the common rag- weed (Ambrosia elatior, Fig.
by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Ambrosiaceae Link = Asteraceae Dumort. Ammentotaxaceae Kudo et Yamam. = Taxaceae Lindl .
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 , ...
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 ...
A 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.
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 ; ...
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- ...
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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