Definition of Bignoniaceous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Bignoniaceae.

Partainyms: Bignoniaceae
Derivative terms: Bignoniaceae



Definition of Bignoniaceous

1. a. Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the trumpet flower is an example.

Definition of Bignoniaceous

1. Adjective. (botany) Of or relating to the flowering plant family Bignoniaceae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bignoniaceous

1. Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the trumpet flower is an example. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bignoniaceous

bigitalin
biglandular
bigleaf
bigleaf magnolia
bigleague
bigly
biglycan
bigmouth
bigmouthed
bigmouths
bignay
bignays
bigness
bignesses
bignonia
bignoniaceous (current term)
bignoniad
bignonias
bignose
bignum
bignums
bigoli
bigon
bigons
bigorexia
bigorexic
bigorexics
bigos
bigoses
bigot

Literary usage of Bignoniaceous

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1. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1849)
"... and since then it has been generally supposed that this bignoniaceous tree supplied our rosewood. The species however described and figured by ..."

2. The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"... which shed their leaves entirely; but even then, these genera are covered with flowers; indeed the bignoniaceous plant was so clothed with bright yellow ..."

3. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The largest lianes are bignoniaceous. Besides these there are climbing in the forest various Leguminosae, such as Canavalia gladiata, Desmodium adscendens, ..."

4. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New by Alexander von Humboldt, Aimé Bonpland (1819)
"The fruit is a pod, filled with winged seeds; and is two feet long. This bignoniaceous plant grows spontaneously, and in great abundance, ..."

5. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"But the glory of the Rio Negro is a bignoniaceous tree (apparently an undescribed genus) with whorled leaves and a profusion of pink flowers the size of ..."

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