Definitions for cruciferouskruˈsɪf ər əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cruciferous(adj)

    of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae


  1. cruciferous(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the crucifer plants or products from these plants; of the family Cruciferae, the cabbage family, including cabbage and mustard.

  2. cruciferous(Adjective)

    Bearing a cross.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cruciferous(adj)

    bearing a cross

  2. Cruciferous(adj)

    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

  3. Origin: [L. crux, crucis, cross + -ferous: cf. F. crucifre.]

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