cruciferae definition

  • noun:
    • an all natural family of flowers with four-petaled flowers; the mustard household.
    • a large group of plants with four-petaled plants; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their numerous loved ones
  • others:
    • a rather extensive natural order of dicotyledonous flowers, of approximately 175 genera and 1,500 types, within all countries, but the very least abundant in the tropics.

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