Bromeliad Definition

brō-mēlē-ăd
bromeliads
noun
Any member of the pineapple family of plants, usually having stiff, leathery leaves and spikes of bright flowers, as the pineapple and Spanish moss.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Bromeliad

Noun

Singular:
bromeliad
Plural:
bromeliads

Origin of Bromeliad

  • From New Latin Bromelia type genus after Olaf Bromelius (1639–1705), Swedish botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin Bromeliaceae.

    From Wiktionary

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