brassicaceous [bras-i-key-shuh s] Word Origin adjective

  1. belonging to the plant family Brassicaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Cruciferae.

Compare mustard family. Origin of brassicaceous New Latin Brassicace(ae) family name (see brassica, -aceae) + -ous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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