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cruciality
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Cruciferous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CRUCIFEROUS, a. [L., a cross, and to bear.] Bearing the cross.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to or belonging to the plant family Cruciferae

Merriam Webster's

adjective see crucifer

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Bot. of the family Cruciferae, having flowers with four petals arranged in a cross. Etymology: LL crucifer (as CRUCIAL, -FEROUS)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cruciferous Cru*cif"er*ous (kr?-s?f"?r-?s), a. [L. crux, crucis, cross + -ferous: cf. F. crucif?re.] 1. Bearing a cross. 2. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants which have four petals arranged like the arms of a cross, as the mustard, radish, turnip, etc.



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