Definitions for umbelliferousˌʌm bəˈlɪf ər əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

um•bel•lif•er•ousˌʌm bəˈlɪf ər əs(adj.)

  1. bearing an umbel or umbels, as plants of the parsley family.

    Category: Botany

Origin of umbelliferous:

1655–65; < NL umbellifer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. umbelliferous(adj)

    relating to or belonging to plants of the family Umbelliferae


  1. umbelliferous(Adjective)

    bearing umbels

  2. umbelliferous(Adjective)

    pertaining to a member of the family Umbelliferae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Umbelliferous(adj)

    producing umbels

  2. Umbelliferous(adj)

    of or pertaining to a natural order (Umbelliferae) of plants, of which the parsley, carrot, parsnip, and fennel are well-known examples


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