Ambrosiaceae

noun
in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family

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\\amˌbrōz(h)ēˈāsēˌē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ambrosia, type genus + -aceae
in some classifications : a family of herbs comprising all the composites (as ragweeds) that have the flower head subtended by an involucre of separate or united bracts and the stamens separate or merely connivent — see compositae

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  • Ambrosiaceae — n. 1. 1 in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds. Syn: family {Ambrosiaceae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ambrosiaceae — am·bro·si·a·ce·ae …   English syllables

  • family Ambrosiaceae — noun in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds • Syn: ↑Ambrosiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Амброзиацеэ — (Ambrosiaceae) небольшое подсемейство сложноцветных (Compositae), отличающихся от других сложноцветных тем, что у него мужские и женские цветки растения собраны в отдельные головки и что пыльники совершенно или почти свободны. Название… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Compositae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • aster family — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Asteraceae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • asterid dicot family — noun family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Asteraceae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Compositae — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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