family Cruciferae

noun
a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
Derivationally related forms: ↑cruciferous (for: ↑Cruciferae)
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Rhoeadales, ↑order Rhoeadales, ↑Papaverales, ↑order Papaverales
Member Meronyms:
crucifer, ↑cruciferous plant, ↑cress, ↑cress plant, ↑watercress, ↑Aethionema, ↑genus Aethionema, ↑Alliaria, ↑genus Alliaria, ↑Alyssum, ↑genus Alyssum, ↑Arabidopsis, ↑genus Arabidopsis, ↑Arabis, ↑genus Arabis, ↑Armoracia, ↑genus Armoracia, ↑Barbarea, ↑genus Barbarea, ↑Berteroa, ↑genus Berteroa, ↑Biscutella, ↑genus Biscutella, ↑Brassica, ↑genus Brassica, ↑Cakile, ↑genus Cakile, ↑Camelina, ↑genus Camelina, ↑false flax, ↑Capsella, ↑genus Capsella, ↑Cardamine, ↑genus Cardamine, ↑Dentaria, ↑genus Dentaria, ↑Cheiranthus, ↑genus Cheiranthus, ↑Cochlearia, ↑genus Cochlearia, ↑Crambe, ↑genus Crambe, ↑Descurainia, ↑genus Descurainia, ↑Diplotaxis, ↑genus Diplotaxis, ↑genus Draba, ↑Eruca, ↑genus Eruca, ↑Erysimum, ↑genus Erysimum, ↑genus Heliophila, ↑Hesperis, ↑genus Hesperis, ↑Iberis, ↑genus Iberis, ↑Isatis, ↑genus Isatis, ↑Lepidium, ↑genus Lepidium, ↑Lesquerella, ↑genus Lesquerella, ↑Lobularia, ↑genus Lobularia, ↑Lunaria, ↑genus Lunaria, ↑Malcolmia, ↑genus Malcolmia, ↑Matthiola, ↑genus Matthiola, ↑Nasturtium, ↑genus Nasturtium, ↑Physaria, ↑genus Physaria, ↑Pritzelago, ↑genus Pritzelago, ↑Raphanus, ↑genus Raphanus, ↑Rorippa, ↑genus Rorippa, ↑genus Schizopetalon, ↑Sinapis, ↑genus Sinapis, ↑genus Sisymbrium, ↑Stanleya, ↑genus Stanleya, ↑Stephanomeria, ↑genus Stephanomeria, ↑Subularia, ↑genus Subularia, ↑Thlaspi, ↑genus Thlaspi, ↑Thysanocarpus, ↑genus Thysanocarpus, ↑Turritis, ↑genus Turritis, ↑Vesicaria, ↑genus Vesicaria, ↑wasabi

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  • Cruciferae — n. a natural family of plants with four petaled flowers; the mustard family. Syn: family {Cruciferae}, Brassicaceae, family {Brassicaceae}, mustard family. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cruciferae — Kreuzblütengewächse Garten Senfrauke (Eruca sativa) Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cruciferae — n. (Botany) mustard and cabbage family; plants that have flowers with four petals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mustard family — 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, ↑family Brassicaceae • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilleniid dicot family — noun family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Capparidaceae, ↑family Capparidaceae, ↑caper family, ↑Cruciferae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mustard family — the plant family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae), characterized by herbaceous plants having alternate leaves, acrid or pungent juice, clusters of four petaled flowers, and fruit in the form of a two parted capsule, and including broccoli, cabbage,… …   Universalium

  • cabbage family — noun : cruciferae …   Useful english dictionary

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

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