Definitions for cruciferouskruˈsɪf ər əs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cru•cif•er•ouskruˈsɪf ər əs(adj.)
bearing a cross.
belonging to the Cruciferae, the mustard family of plants.
Origin of cruciferous:
1650–60; < LL
of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae
Of, or relating to the crucifer plants or products from these plants; of the family Cruciferae, the cabbage family, including cabbage and mustard.
Bearing a cross.
bearing a cross
of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants which have four petals arranged like the arms of a cross, as the mustard, radish, turnip, etc
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