caryophyllaceous plant

noun
a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant

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  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pink family — noun large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes) • Syn: ↑Caryophyllaceae, ↑family Caryophyllaceae, ↑carnation family • Derivationally related forms: ↑caryophyllaceous (for: ↑Caryophyllaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • carnation family — noun large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes) • Syn: ↑Caryophyllaceae, ↑family Caryophyllaceae, ↑pink family • Derivationally related forms: ↑caryophyllaceous (for: ↑Caryophyllaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caryophyllaceae — noun large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes) • Syn: ↑family Caryophyllaceae, ↑carnation family, ↑pink family • Derivationally related forms: ↑caryophyllaceous • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Caryophyllaceae — noun large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes) • Syn: ↑Caryophyllaceae, ↑carnation family, ↑pink family • Derivationally related forms: ↑caryophyllaceous (for: ↑Caryophyllaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • strapwort — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a European maritime weed (Corrigiola littoralis) naturalized in eastern No. America * * * strapˈwort noun A seaside caryophyllaceous plant (Corrigiola littoralis) of SW England, etc, with strap shaped leaves • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • al|si|na|ceous — «AL suh NAY shuhs», adjective. 1. of or having to do with the pink family; caryophyllaceous. 2. allied to or resembling the chickweed. ╂[< Latin alsīnē a luxuriant plant, perhaps chickweed (< Greek alsínē) + English aceous] …   Useful english dictionary

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