cruciferous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, or concerning the crucifer flowers or items from all of these plants; of the family members Cruciferae, the cabbage household, including cabbage and mustard.
    • Bearing a cross.
    • Bearing a cross.
    • Of, related to, or resembling, a household of flowers which may have four petals organized such as the arms of a cross, as mustard, radish, turnip, etc.
    • of or regarding or belonging to the plant family members Cruciferae
  • others:
    • Bearing the cross; resembling a cross.
    • In botany, related to or obtaining the characters associated with the normal order Cruciferæ.

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