Definition of Crucifer

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the family Cruciferae.




Definition of Crucifer

1. n. Any plant of the order Cruciferæ.

Definition of Crucifer

1. Noun. (''Roman Catholic church'') a person who carries a cross in a religious procession ¹

2. Noun. (botany) a member of the family ''Cruciferae'', the cabbage family, including cabbage and mustard ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crucifer

1. one who carries a cross [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crucifer

crucians
cruciate
cruciate anastomosis
cruciate eminence
cruciate ligament of leg
cruciate ligament of the atlas
cruciate ligaments of knee
cruciate muscle
cruciate sulci
cruciate sulcus
cruciation
cruciations
crucible
crucible steel
crucibles
crucifer (current term)
cruciferae
cruciferous
cruciferous plant
cruciferous vegetable
crucifers
crucifiction
crucifictions
crucified
crucifier
crucifiers
crucifies
crucifix
crucifix fish
crucifixes

Literary usage of Crucifer

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"In 1905 ' the author described a fragment of a dorsal spine rai spine of from Texas under the "name Z. crucifer. ..."

2. Pittonia by Edward Lee Greene (1901)
"STUDIES IN THE crucifer^.—IV. 1. New Species of LESQUERELLA. L. PRUINOSA. Perennial, the crown of the root not branched, supporting a single tuft of leaves ..."

3. Descriptive Botany by Eliza Ann Youmans (1885)
"Any plant with these characters is a crucifer. These three characters are alone sufficient to characterize a plant as cruciferous ; but they always ..."

4. The Gardeners' Dictionary: Describing the Plants, Fruits and Vegetables edited by George William Johnson (1877)
"... a flower; in reference to the custom of carrying the wallflower in the hand for a nosegay. Nat. ord., crucifer» ..."

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