family cruciferae definition

  • noun:
    • a sizable category of flowers with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many family relations
    • a large group of flowers with four-petaled blossoms; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their numerous loved ones
    • a large family of plants with four-petaled blossoms; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives

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