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umbellifer

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noun um·bel·li·fer \ˌəm-ˈbe-lə-fər\

Definition of umbellifer

  1. :  a plant of the carrot family



Origin of umbellifer

New Latin Umbelliferae, group name, feminine plural of umbellifer bearing umbels


First Known Use: 1718


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