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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or pertaining to or characteristic of a certain family of flowering plants.

Usage examples (27)
  • N. - kind of liliaceous plant; daffodil; Literature, flower of the Elysian fields. bog asphodel, British grass-like moorland plant. asportation
  • Two liliaceous plants of low altitude are always objects of marked interest.
  • About five miles further south, the perfume from the liliaceous banks of the river was the first indication of its vicinity.
  • Asparagus is a liliaceous plant of perennial duration, and it demands more generous treatment than the majority of Kitchen Garden crops. for more
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