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umbelliferous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Umbelliferous  \Um`bel*lif"er*ous\,  a.  [Umbel  +  -ferous:  cf  F. 
  ombillif[`e]re.]  (Bot.) 
  a  Producing  umbels. 
  b  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  natural  order  ({Umbellifer[ae]})  of 
  plants,  of  which  the  parsley,  carrot,  parsnip,  and  fennel 
  are  well-known  examples. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  umbelliferous 
  adj  :  (botany)  relating  to  or  belonging  to  plants  of  the  family 
  Umbelliferae 




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