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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Bromeliaceous  \Bro*me`li*a"ceous\,  a.  [Named  after  Olaf  Bromel, 
  a  Swedish  botanist.]  (Bot.) 
  Pertaining  to  or  resembling,  a  family  of  endogenous  and 
  mostly  epiphytic  or  saxicolous  plants  of  which  the  genera 
  {Tillandsia}  and  {Billbergia}  are  examples.  The  pineapple, 
  though  terrestrial,  is  also  of  this  family.