Definition of Cruciferous plant

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruciferous Plant

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
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cruciferae
cruciferous
cruciferous plant (current term)
cruciferous vegetable
crucifers
crucifiction
crucifictions
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crucifier
crucifiers
crucifies
crucifix
crucifix fish
crucifixes
crucifixion
crucifixionlike
crucifixions

Literary usage of Cruciferous plant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... bladder-like fruits, such as bladder-senna, which arc easily rolled by the wind, or cases like the so-called rose of Jericho, a small cruciferous plant ..."

2. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"Horseradish; an indigenous cruciferous plant, the root of which is ... Common scurvy grass ; a cruciferous plant, celebrated as a remedy in sea- scurvy. ..."

3. Wholesome Fare: A Sanitary Cookbook, Comprising the Laws of Food and the by Edmund S Delamere (1878)
"The importance (under those peculiar circumstances) of a single cruciferous plant could be hardly brought into higher relief; and it will be remembered that ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... Linn., is a cruciferous plant which grows wild on the sea-cliffs of western end southern Europe. Figs. 293 and 294, from nature, л. ..."

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