Crucifer Definition

kro͝osə-fər
noun
A person who carries a cross, as in a church procession.
Webster's New World
Any plant of the crucifer family.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • cruciferous plant
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adjective
Designating a family (Brassicaceae, order Capparales) of dicotyledonous plants with cross-shaped flowers, pointed pods, and strong, cabbagelike odors, including cabbage, turnip, broccoli, radish, horseradish, and alyssum.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Crucifer

Noun

Singular:
crucifer
Plural:
crucifers

Origin of Crucifer

  • From Latin crucifer (“cross-bearer”), from crux (“cross”) + ferō (“I carry, bear”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Late Latin Latin crux cruc- cross Latin -fer -fer

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

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