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Saxifragaceae +‎ -ous


saxifragaceous (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Of or relating to an order of plants (Saxifragaceae) of which saxifrage is the type.
    Saxifragaceous plants include the hydrangea and the gooseberry.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for saxifragaceous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)