Definition of Liliaceous

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

Partainyms: Liliaceae
Derivative terms: Liliaceae



Definition of Liliaceous

1. a. Of or pertaining to a natural order of which the lily, tulip, and hyacinth are well-known examples.

Definition of Liliaceous

1. Adjective. (botany) of the Liliaceae family, which contains the lily, tulip and hyacinth ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Liliaceous

1. Of or pertaining to a natural order of which the lily, tulip, and hyacinth are well-known examples. Like the blossom of a lily in general form. Origin: L. Liliaceus, fr. Lilium lily. See Lily. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liliaceous

likewize
likeworthy
likin
liking
likings
likins
likish
likuta
lil'
lilac
lilacin
lilacky
lilacs
lilangeni
liliaceae
liliaceous (current term)
liliaceous plant
lilial
lilied
lilies
lilies-of-the-valley
lilies of the valley
liliid monocot family
liliid monocot genus
liliopsid
liliopsid family
liliopsid genus
liliopsids
lill
lilled

Literary usage of Liliaceous

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"High mountains of Guatemala and Mexico, at an elevation of about 10000 feet. One of the most gigantic and magnificent of all liliaceous or ..."

2. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"Some liliaceous plants secreto stimulating principles, which, in different degrees of concentration, give their activity to onions, garlic, chives, ..."

3. New English and Italian Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary by John Millhouse, Ferdinando Bracciforti (1889)
"... un. sort of ancient com in йог- liliaceous, pertaining to -. -a, a. strewed with lilies, ... liliaceous ..."

4. A Residence Among the Chinese: Inland, on the Coast, and at Sea. Being a by Robert Fortune (1857)
"liliaceous medicinal plant — " Cold water temple " — Start for Tsan-tsin ... liliaceous ..."

5. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"3d, Rosaceous or rose-like corollas are composed of five short-clawed open petals; as in the Rose (Pig. 57). •ith, liliaceous flowers, like the Lilies, ..."

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