Rhoeadales

noun
an order of dicotyledonous plants
Hypernyms: ↑plant order
Member Holonyms: ↑Dilleniidae, ↑subclass Dilleniidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌrēəˈdā(ˌ)lēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek rhoiad-, rhoias corn poppy + New Latin -ales
: an order of dicotyledonous plants including the families Papaveraceae, Fumariaceae, and Cruciferae and having regular or irregular cyclic flowers with hypogynous stamens and a superior compound ovary

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Rhoeadales /rē-ə-dāˈlēz/
plural noun
An order of dicotyledons including poppies, Cruciferae, etc
ORIGIN: Gr rhoias, -ados corn poppy
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rhoeˈadine /-dēn/ noun
An alkaloid found in poppies

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  • rhoeadales — rhoe·ada·les …   English syllables

  • order Rhoeadales — noun an order of dicotyledonous plants • Syn: ↑Rhoeadales, ↑Papaverales, ↑order Papaverales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Dilleniidae, ↑subclass Dillenii …   Useful english dictionary

  • caper family — noun a dilleniid dicot family of the order Rhoeadales that includes: genera Capparis, Cleome, Crateva, and Polanisia • Syn: ↑Capparidaceae, ↑family Capparidaceae • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Capparidaceae — noun a dilleniid dicot family of the order Rhoeadales that includes: genera Capparis, Cleome, Crateva, and Polanisia • Syn: ↑family Capparidaceae, ↑caper family • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cruciferae — noun a large family of plants with four petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives • Syn: ↑family Cruciferae, ↑Brassicaceae, ↑family Brassicaceae, ↑mustard family • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Capparidaceae — noun a dilleniid dicot family of the order Rhoeadales that includes: genera Capparis, Cleome, Crateva, and Polanisia • Syn: ↑Capparidaceae, ↑caper family • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Papaverales — noun an order of dicotyledonous plants • Syn: ↑Rhoeadales, ↑order Rhoeadales, ↑order Papaverales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Dilleniidae, ↑subclas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brassicaceae — noun a large family of plants with four petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives • Syn: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family Cruciferae, ↑family Brassicaceae, ↑mustard family • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dilleniidae — noun a group of families of more or less advanced trees and shrubs and herbs having either polypetalous or gamopetalous corollas and often with ovules attached to the walls of the ovary; contains 69 families including Ericaceae and Cruciferae and …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Brassicaceae — noun a large family of plants with four petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives • Syn: ↑Cruciferae, ↑family Cruciferae, ↑Brassicaceae, ↑mustard family • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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