Definition of Aroid

1. Noun. Any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe.




2. Adjective. Relating to a plant of the family Araceae.
Exact synonyms: Araceous
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Partainyms: Araceae, Araceae
Derivative terms: Araceae

Definition of Aroid

1. a. Belonging to, or resembling, the Arum family of plants.

2. n. Any plant of the Arum family (Araceæ).

Definition of Aroid

1. Noun. Any plant of the family Araceae, found chiefly in the tropics ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aroid

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aroid

arnises
arno-
arnold-chiari malformation
arnolol
arnotto
arnottos
arnut
arnuts
aroar
aroba
arobas
aroclors
aroeira blanca
arogenate dehydrogenase
aroid (current term)
aroideous
aroids
aroint
arointed
arointing
aroints
arolla
arolla pine
arollas
aroma
aromaless
aromaphyte
aromaphytes
aromas

Literary usage of Aroid

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1. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1905)
"AN aroid NEW FOR AUSTRALIA. By JH MAIDEN, Government Botanist and Director of the Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Honorary Fellow. [Read June 6, 1905. ..."

2. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1823)
"his race, to aroid notice, when a vigilant officer thus accosted him j —" Pray, Sir, what are you smuggling in your hat ? I must ascertain the goods ! ..."

3. An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the Time of by Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes (1832)
"... are void after their death. Harry Y. Thomas, \ Leon. 217. 6. The feme can, at her election, affirm or aroid a lease made by her lord and ..."

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