betulaceous

betulaceous
adjective
of or pertaining to or characteristic of trees of the birch family
Pertains to noun: ↑Betulaceae
Derivationally related forms: ↑Betulaceae

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adjective

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/bech'oo lay"sheuhs/, adj.
belonging to the Betulaceae, the birch family of plants. Cf. birch family.
[ < L betul(a) birch + -ACEOUS]

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  • betulaceous — /bech oo lay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Betulaceae, the birch family of plants. Cf. birch family. [ < L betul(a) birch + ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • betulaceous — bet·u·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • betulaceous — /bɛtjuˈleɪʃəs/ (say betyooh layshuhs) adjective belonging to the Betulaceae, a family of trees and shrubs including the birch, alder, etc. {Latin betula birch + aceous} …  

  • alder — /ˈɔldə/ (say awlduh) noun 1. any betulaceous shrub or tree of the genus Alnus, growing in moist places in northern temperate or colder regions. 2. any of various trees or shrubs resembling, or with timber resembling, this genus. {Middle English;… …  

  • Betulaceae — noun monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis) • Syn: ↑family Betulaceae, ↑birch family • Derivationally related forms: ↑betulaceous • Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family …   Useful english dictionary

  • birch family — noun monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis) • Syn: ↑Betulaceae, ↑family Betulaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑betulaceous (for: ↑Betulaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • birch tree — noun any betulaceous tree or shrub of the genus Betula having a thin peeling bark • Syn: ↑birch • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑yellow birch, ↑Betula alleghaniensis, ↑Betula leutea, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Betulaceae — noun monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis) • Syn: ↑Betulaceae, ↑birch family • Derivationally related forms: ↑betulaceous (for: ↑Betulaceae) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • corylaceous — |kȯrə|lāshəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Corylaceae + English ous : of or relating to the genus Corylus : betulaceous …   Useful english dictionary

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