13 letter words ending in ous

Acotyledonous (a.) Having no seed lobes, as the dodder; also applied to plants which have no true seeds, as ferns, mosses, etc.

Actinophorous (a.) Having straight projecting spines.

Adenophyllous (a.) Having glands on the leaves.

Aluminiferous (a.) Containing alum.

Amarantaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the amaranth is the type.

Amaryllideous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, an order of plants differing from the lily family chiefly in having the ovary below the /etals. The narcissus and daffodil are members of this family.

Amygdalaceous (a.) Akin to, or derived from, the almond.

Andropetalous (a.) Produced by the conversion of the stamens into petals, as double flowers, like the garden ranunculus.

Anemorphilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of the wind; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by the wind; wind-Fertilized.

Anencephalous (a.) Without a brain; brainless.

Angiospermous (a.) Having seeds inclosed in a pod or other pericarp.

Anisopetalous (a.) Having unequal petals.

Anisophyllous (a.) Having unequal leaves.

Anomophyllous (a.) Having leaves irregularly placed.

Antecedaneous (a.) Antecedent; preceding in time.

Antenniferous (a.) Bearing or having antennae.

Antheriferous (a.) Producing anthers, as plants.

Antheriferous (a.) Supporting anthers, as a part of a flower.

Antherogenous (a.) Transformed from anthers, as the petals of a double flower.

Antivariolous (a.) Preventing the contagion of smallpox.

Aphanipterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Aphaniptera.

Aphidophagous (a.) Feeding upon aphides, or plant lice, as do beetles of the family Coccinellidae.

Argentiferous (a.) Producing or containing silver; as, argentiferous lead ore or veins.

Argilliferous (a.) Producing clay; -- applied to such earths as abound with argil.

Arundinaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a reed; resembling the reed or cane.

Ascriptitious (a.) Ascribed.

Ascriptitious (a.) Added; additional.

Asperifolious (a.) Having rough leaves.

Atrabilarious (a.) Affected with melancholy; atrabilious.

Aurantiaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, the Aurantiaceae, an order of plants (formerly considered natural), of which the orange is the type.

Aurichalceous (a.) Brass-colored.

Aurocephalous (a.) Having a gold-colored head.

Autocephalous (a.) Having its own head; independent of episcopal or patriarchal jurisdiction, as certain Greek churches.

Autochthonous (a.) Aboriginal; indigenous; native.

Balsamiferous (a.) Producing balsam.

Bignoniaceous (a.) Of pertaining to, or resembling, the family of plants of which the trumpet flower is an example.

Blandiloquous (a.) Alt. of Blandiloquious

Blastocarpous (a.) Germinating inside the pericarp, as the mangrove.

Boraginaceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants (Boraginaceae) which includes the borage, heliotrope, beggar's lice, and many pestiferous plants.

Brachypterous (a.) Having short wings.

Branchiferous (a.) Having gills; branchiate; as, branchiferous gastropods.

Brassicaceous (a.) Related to, or resembling, the cabbage, or plants of the Cabbage family.

Bromeliaceous (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, a family of endogenous and mostly epiphytic or saxicolous plants of which the genera Tillandsia and Billbergia are examples. The pineapple, though terrestrial, is also of this family.

Calcariferous (a.) Lime-yielding; calciferous

Camphoraceous (a.) Of the nature of camphor; containing camphor.

Carboniferous (a.) Producing or containing carbon or coal.

Carcinomatous (a.) Of or pertaining to carcinoma.

Cartilaginous (a.) Of or pertaining to cartilage; gristly; firm and tough like cartilage.

Cartilaginous (a.) Having the skeleton in the state of cartilage, the bones containing little or no calcareous matter; said of certain fishes, as the sturgeon and the sharks.

Caryophyllous (a.) Caryophyllaceous.

Catanadromous (a.) Ascending and descending fresh streams from and to the sea, as the salmon; anadromous.

Celluliferous (a.) Bearing or producing little cells.

Centicipitous (a.) Hundred-headed.

Cephalopodous (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, the cephalopods.

Chalaziferous (a.) Having or bearing chalazas.

Cheiropterous (a.) Belonging to the Cheiroptera, or Bat family.

Chondrigenous (a.) Affording chondrin.

Cinchonaceous (a.) Allied or pertaining to cinchona, or to the plants that produce it.

Cleistogamous (a.) Having, beside the usual flowers, other minute, closed flowers, without petals or with minute petals; -- said of certain species of plants which possess flowers of two or more kinds, the closed ones being so constituted as to insure self-fertilization.

Cobaltiferous (a.) Containing cobalt.

Coelospermous (a.) Hollow-seeded; having the ventral face of the seedlike carpels incurved at the ends, as in coriander seed.

Columbiferous (a.) Producing or containing columbium.

Commentitious (a.) Fictitious or imaginary; unreal; as, a commentitious system of religion.

Conchylaceous (a.) Alt. of Conchyliaceous

Confervaceous (a.) Belonging to the confervae.

Connutritious (a.) Nutritious by force of habit; -- said of certain kinds of food.

Conscientious (a.) Influenced by conscience; governed by a strict regard to the dictates of conscience, or by the known or supposed rules of right and wrong; -- said of a person.

Conscientious (a.) Characterized by a regard to conscience; conformed to the dictates of conscience; -- said of actions.

Consectaneous (a.) Following as a matter of course.

Consentaneous (a.) Consistent; agreeable; suitable; accordant to; harmonious; concurrent.

Conterraneous (a.) Of or belonging to the same country.

Coralliferous (a.) Containing or producing coral.

Coralligenous (a.) producing coral; coralligerous; coralliferous.

Coralligerous (a.) Producing coral; coralliferous.

Corticiferous (a.) Producing bark or something that resembling that resembles bark.

Corticiferous (a.) Having a barklike c/nenchyms.

Corymbiferous (a.) Bearing corymbs of flowers or fruit.

Cylindraceous (a.) Cylindrical, or approaching a cylindrical form.

Desmognathous (a.) Having the maxillo-palatine bones united; -- applied to a group of carinate birds (Desmognathae), including various wading and swimming birds, as the ducks and herons, and also raptorial and other kinds.

Dialypetalous (a.) Having separate petals; polypetalous.

Diathermanous (a.) Having the property of transmitting radiant heat; diathermal; -- opposed to athermanous.

Dichlamydeous (a.) Having two coverings, a calyx and in corolla.

Disaventurous (a.) Misadventurous; unfortunate.

Discommodious (a.) Inconvenient; troublesome; incommodious.

Discontinuous (a.) Not continuous; interrupted; broken off.

Discontinuous (a.) Exhibiting a dissolution of continuity; gaping.

Disharmonious (a.) Unharmonious; discordant.

Dissentaneous (a.) Disagreeing; contrary; differing; -- opposed to consentaneous.

Disslanderous (a.) Slanderous.

Disvantageous (a.) Disadvantageous.

Electrotonous (a.) Electrotonic.

Emphysematous (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, emphysema; swelled; bloated.

Enneapetalous (a.) Having nine petals, or flower leaves.

Enneaspermous (a.) Having nine seeds; -- said of fruits.

Entomophagous (a.) Feeding on insects; insectivorous.

Entomophilous (a.) Fertilized by the agency of insects; -- said of plants in which the pollen is carried to the stigma by insects.

Equiponderous (a.) Having equal weight.

Equisetaceous (a.) Belonging to the Equisetaceae, or Horsetail family.

Erysipelatous (a.) Resembling erysipelas, or partaking of its nature.

Eurhipidurous (a.) Having a fanlike tail; belonging to the Eurhipidurae, a division of Aves which includes all living birds.

Exanthematous (a.) Of, relating to, or characterized by, exanthema; efflorescent; as, an exanthematous eruption.

Exsanguineous (a.) Destitute of blood; anaemic; exsanguious.

Fibrinogenous (a.) Possessed of properties similar to fibrinogen; capable of forming fibrin.

Filipendulous (a.) Suspended by, or strung upon, a thread; -- said of tuberous swellings in the middle or at the extremities of slender, threadlike rootlets.

Fortitudinous (a.) Having fortitude; courageous.

Fossiliferous (a.) Containing or composed of fossils.

Frumentaceous (a.) Made of, or resembling, wheat or other grain.

Frumentarious (a.) Of or pertaining to wheat or grain.

Ganocephalous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ganocephala.

Garnetiferous (a.) Containing garnets.

Gasteropodous (a.) Same as Gastropodous.

Gastriloquous (a.) Ventriloquous.

Geminiflorous (a.) Having the flowers arranged in pairs.

Gemmuliferous (a.) Bearing or producing gemmules or buds.

Gentianaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Gentianaceae) of which the gentian is the type.

Globuliferous (a.) Bearing globules; in geology, used of rocks, and denoting a variety of concretionary structure, where the concretions are isolated globules and evenly distributed through the texture of the rock.

Glomuliferous (a.) Having small clusters of minutely branched coral-like excrescences.

Gossaniferous (a.) Containing or producing gossan.

Graminivorous (a.) Feeding or subsisting on grass, and the like food; -- said of horses, cattle, and other animals.

Grandiloquous (a.) Grandiloquent.

Granuliferous (a.) Full of granulations.

Gymnospermous (n.) Having naked seeds, or seeds not inclosed in a capsule or other vessel.

Gymnospermous (n.) Belonging to the class of plants consisting of gymnosperms.

Gynodioecious (a.) Dioecious, but having some hermaphrodite or perfect flowers on an individual plant which bears mostly pistillate flowers.

Haematogenous (a.) Originating in the blood.

Heptaphyllous (a.) Having seven leaves.

Heptaspermous (a.) Having seven seeds.

Heterocarpous (a.) Characterized by heterocarpism.

Heteroclitous (a.) Heteroclitic.

Heterodromous (a.) Having spirals of changing direction.

Heterodromous (a.) Moving in opposite directions; -- said of a lever, pulley, etc., in which the resistance and the actuating force are on opposite sides of the fulcrum or axis.

Heterogeneous (a.) Differing in kind; having unlike qualities; possessed of different characteristics; dissimilar; -- opposed to homogeneous, and said of two or more connected objects, or of a conglomerate mass, considered in respect to the parts of which it is made up.

Heteroousious (a.) See Heteroousian.

Heteropelmous (a.) Having each of the two flexor tendons of the toes bifid, the branches of one going to the first and second toes; those of the other, to the third and fourth toes. See Illust. in Append.

Heterosporous (a.) Producing two kinds of spores unlike each other.

Heterotactous (a.) Relating to, or characterized by, heterotaxy.

Heterotropous (a.) Having the embryo or ovule oblique or transverse to the funiculus; amphitropous.

Hexadactylous (a.) Having six fingers or toes.

Holophanerous (a.) Same as Holometabolic.

Holostomatous (a.) Having an entire aperture; -- said of many univalve shells.

Hymenopterous (a.) Like, or characteristic of, the Hymenoptera; pertaining to the Hymenoptera.

Hypodicrotous (a.) Exhibiting retarded dicrotism; as, a hypodicrotic pulse curve.

Hysteranthous (a.) Having the leaves expand after the flowers have opened.

Imperspicuous (a.) Not perspicuous; not clear; obscure; vague; ambeguous.

Inconspicuous (a.) Not conspicuous or noticeable; hardly discernible.

Inefficacious (a.) Not efficacious; not having power to produce the effect desired; inadequate; incompetent; inefficient; impotent.

Infrugiferous (a.) Not bearing fruit; not fructiferous.

Insectivorous (a.) Feeding or subsisting on insects; carnivorous.

Insectivorous (a.) plants which have some special adaptation for catching and digesting insects, as the sundew, Venus's flytrap, Sarracenia, etc.

Insectivorous (a.) the Insectivora, and to many bats, birds, and reptiles.

Instantaneous (a.) Done or occurring in an instant, or without any perceptible duration of time; as, the passage of electricity appears to be instantaneous.

Instantaneous (a.) At or during a given instant; as, instantaneous acceleration, velocity, etc.

Intersomnious (a.) Between the times of sleeping; in an interval of wakefulness.

Isodimorphous (a.) Having the quality of isodimorphism.

Isospondylous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Isospondyli; having the anterior vertebrae separate and normal.

Laemodipodous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Laemodipoda.

Lamelliferous (a.) Bearing, or composed of, lamellae, or thin layers, plates, or scales; foliated.

Laterifolious (a.) Growing from the stem by the side of a leaf; as, a laterifolious flower.

Lepidopterous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Lepidoptera.

Leucophyllous (a.) Having white or silvery foliage.

Lignitiferous (a.) Producing or containing lignite; lignitic.

Liguliflorous (a.) Bearing only ligulate flowers; -- said of a large suborder of composite plants, such as the dandelion, lettuce, hawkweed, etc.

Lycanthropous (a.) Lycanthropic.

Lyencephalous (a.) Pertaining to, or characteristic of, the Lyencephala.

Macropetalous (a.) Having long or large petals.

Macrophyllous (a.) Having long or large leaves.

Magnetiferous (a.) Producing or conducting magnetism.

Magnoliaceous (a.) Pertaining to a natural order (Magnoliaceae) of trees of which the magnolia, the tulip tree, and the star anise are examples.

Malacostomous (a.) Having soft jaws without teeth, as certain fishes.

Mammaliferous (a.) Containing mammalian remains; -- said of certain strata.

Manganiferous (a.) Containing manganese.

Megacephalous (a.) Large headed; -- applied to animals, and to plants when they have large flower heads.

Megalophonous (a.) Having a loud voice.

Melostemonous (a.) Having fever stamens than the parts of the corolla.

Melancholious (a.) Melancholy.

Membranaceous (a.) Same as Membranous.

Membranaceous (a.) Thin and rather soft or pliable, as the leaves of the rose, peach tree, and aspen poplar.

Mesocephalous (a.) Mesocephalic.

Metalliferous (a.) Producing metals; yielding metals.

Microphyllous (a.) Small-leaved.

Miscellaneous (a.) Mixed; mingled; consisting of several things; of diverse sorts; promiscuous; heterogeneous; as, a miscellaneous collection.

Monocephalous (a.) Having a solitary head; -- said of unbranched composite plants.

Monodactylous (a.) Having but one finger or claw.

Monothalamous (a.) One-chambered.

Monotrematous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Monotremata.

Multigenerous (a.) Having many kinds.

Multinominous (a.) Having many names or terms.

Multiplicious (a.) Manifold.

Multitudinous (a.) Consisting of a multitude; manifold in number or condition; as, multitudinous waves.

Multitudinous (a.) Of or pertaining to a multitude.

Muriatiferous (a.) Producing muriatic substances or salt.

Myriacanthous (a.) Having numerous spines, as certain fishes.

Myriophyllous (a.) Having an indefinitely great or countless number of leaves.

Nectariferous (a.) Secreting nectar; -- said of blossoms or their parts.

Nickeliferous (a.) Containing nickel; as, nickelferous iron.

Nonbituminous (a.) Containing no bitumen; not bituminous.

Noncontagious (a.) Not contagious; not catching; not communicable by contact.

Nonnitrognous (a.) Devoid of nitrogen; as, a nonnitrogenous principle; a nonnitrogenous food. See the Note under Food, n., 1.

Obstetricious (a.) Serving to assist childbirth; obstetric; hence, facilitating any bringing forth or deliverance.

Odontophorous (a.) Having an odontophore.

Oligopetalous (a.) Having few petals.

Oligosepalous (a.) Having few sepals.

Oligospermous (a.) Having few seeds.

Ophiomorphous (a.) Having the form of a serpent.

Orthognathous (a.) Having the front of the head, or the skull, nearly perpendicular, not retreating backwards above the jaws; -- opposed to prognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.

Orthospermous (a.) Having the seeds straight, as in the fruits of some umbelliferous plants; -- opposed to coelospermous.

Overbounteous (a.) Bounteous to excess.

Overcredulous (a.) Too credulous.

Overofficious (a.) Too busy; too ready to intermeddle; too officious.

Overponderous (a.) Too heavy.

Overrighteous (a.) Excessively righteous; -- usually implying hypocrisy.

Ovoviviparous (a.) Oviparous, but hatching the egg while it is within the body, as some fishes and reptiles.

Papaveraceous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural order of plants (Papaveraceae) of which the poppy, the celandine, and the bloodroot are well-known examples.

Papillomatous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or consisting of, papillomata.

Pentadelphous (a.) Having the stamens arranged in five clusters, those of each cluster having their filaments more or less united, as the flowers of the linden.

Pentapetalous (a.) Having five petals, or flower leaves.

Pentaphyllous (a.) Having five leaves or leaflets.

Pentaspermous (a.) Containing five seeds.

Pentastichous (a.) Having, or arranged in, five vertical ranks, as the leaves of an apple tree or a cherry tree.

Perspicacious (a.) Having the power of seeing clearly; quick-sighted; sharp of sight.

Perspicacious (a.) Fig.: Of acute discernment; keen.

Perstreperous (a.) Noisy; obstreperous.

Pestilentious (a.) Pestilential.

Phanerogamous (a.) Having visible flowers containing distinct stamens and pistils; -- said of plants.

Phyllodineous (a.) Having phyllodia; relating to phyllodia.

Phyllophagous (a.) Substituting on leaves; leaf-eating.

Phyllophorous (a.) Leaf-bearing; producing leaves.

Pistillaceous (a.) Growing on, or having nature of, the pistil; of or pertaining to a pistil.

Plagiostomous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Plagiostomi.

Planipetalous (a.) Having flat petals.

Platiniferous (a.) Yielding platinum; as, platiniferous sand.

Platitudinous (a.) Abounding in platitudes; of the nature of platitudes; uttering platitudes.

Pleiophyllous (a.) Having several leaves; -- used especially when several leaves or leaflets appear where normally there should be only one.

Pleurocarpous (a.) Side-fruited; -- said of those true mosses in which the pedicels or the capsules are from lateral archegonia; -- opposed to acrocarpous.

Plumbagineous (a.) Pertaining to natural order (Plumbagineae) of gamopetalous herbs, of which Plumbago is the type. The order includes also the marsh rosemary, the thrift, and a few other genera.

Podocephalous (a.) Having a head of flowers on a long peduncle, or footstalk.

Polleniferous (a.) Producing pollen; polliniferous.

Polliniferous (a.) Producing pollen; polleniferous.

Polyadelphous (a.) Belonging to the class Polyadelphia; having stamens united in three or more bundles.

Polychronious (a.) Enduring through a long time; chronic.

Polygalaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Polygalaceae) of which Polygala is the type.

Polygonaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of apetalous plants (Polygonaceae), of which the knotweeds (species of Polygonum) are the type, and which includes also the docks (Rumex), the buckwheat, rhubarb, sea grape (Coccoloba), and several other genera.

Polymeniscous (a.) Having numerous facets; -- said of the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.

Polythalamous (a.) Many-chambered; -- applied to shells of Foraminifera and cephalopods. See Illust. of Nautilus.

Porcellaneous (a.) Of or pertaining to porcelain; resembling porcelain; as, porcelaneous shells.

Porcellaneous (a.) Having a smooth, compact shell without pores; -- said of certain Foraminifera.

Porphyraceous (a.) Porphyritic.

Presentaneous (a.) Ready; quick; immediate in effect; as, presentaneous poison.

Profectitious (a.) Proceeding from, as from a parent; derived, as from an ancestor.

Proteinaceous (a.) Of or related to protein; albuminous; proteid.

Proterandrous (a.) Having the stamens come to maturity before the pistil; -- opposed to proterogynous.

Proteranthous (a.) Having flowers appearing before the leaves; -- said of certain plants.

Proterogynous (a.) Having the pistil come to maturity before the stamens; protogynous; -- opposed to proterandrous.

Pulmoniferous (a.) Having lungs; pulmonate.

Purpuriparous (a.) Producing, or connected with, a purple-colored secretion; as, the purpuriparous gland of certain gastropods.

Purpurogenous (a.) Having the power to produce a purple color; as, the purpurogenous membrane, or choroidal epithelium, of the eye. See Visual purple, under Visual.

Pusillanimous (a.) Destitute of a manly or courageous strength and firmness of mind; of weak spirit; mean-spirited; spiritless; cowardly; -- said of persons, as, a pussillanimous prince.

Pusillanimous (a.) Evincing, or characterized by, weakness of mind, and want of courage; feeble; as, pusillanimous counsels.

Quadricornous (a.) Having four horns, or hornlike organs; as, a quadricornous beetle.

Quadrifarious (a.) Arranged in four rows or ranks; as, quadrifarious leaves.

Quartziferous (a.) Consisting chiefly of quartz; containing quartz.

Radiciflorous (a.) Rhizanthous.

Rhabdocoelous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Rhabdocoela.

Sanctimonious (a.) Possessing sanctimony; holy; sacred; saintly.

Sanctimonious (a.) Making a show of sanctity; affecting saint

Sanguinaceous (n.) Of a blood-red color; sanguine.

Sarmentaceous (a.) Bearing sarments, or runners, as the strawberry.

Saurognathous (a.) Having the bones of the palate arranged as in saurians, the vomer consisting of two lateral halves, as in the woodpeckers (Pici).

Scaturiginous (a.) Abounding with springs.

Schizocoelous (a.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a schizocoele.

Schizopelmous (a.) Having the two flexor tendons of the toes entirely separate, and the flexor hallucis going to the first toe only.

Sclerodermous () Having the integument, or skin, hard, or covered with hard plates.

Sclerodermous () Of or pertaining to the Sclerodermata.

Self-glorious (a.) Springing from vainglory or vanity; vain; boastful.

Self-luminous (a.) Possessing in itself the property of emitting light.

Semibarbarous (a.) Half barbarous.

Semiconscious (a.) Half conscious; imperfectly conscious.

Siphoniferous (a.) Siphon-bearing, as the shell of the nautilus and other cephalopods.

Skeletogenous (a.) Forming or producing parts of the skeleton.

Solidungulous (a.) Solipedous.

Sorediiferous (a.) Bearing soredia; sorediate.

Sphagnicolous (a.) Growing in moss of the genus Sphagnum.

Spiculigenous (a.) Producing or containing spicules.

Splendiferous (a.) Splendor-bearing; splendid.

Sporidiferous (a.) Bearing sporidia.

Sporuliferous (a.) Producing sporules.

Staminiferous (a.) Bearing or having stamens.

Steganopodous (a.) Having all four toes webbed together.

Stenophyllous (a.) Having narrow leaves.

Stercoraceous (a.) Of or pertaining to dung; partaking of the nature of, or containing, dung.

Sterquilinous (a.) Pertaining to a dunghill; hence, mean; dirty; paltry.

Stillatitious (a.) Falling in drops; drawn by a still.

Stillicidious (a.) Falling in drops.

Stoloniferous (a.) Producing stolons; putting forth suckers.

Stomatiferous (a.) Having or producing stomata.

Stomatopodous (a.) Of or pertaining to the Stomatopoda.

Strobilaceous (a.) Of or pertaining to a strobile or cone.

Strobilaceous (a.) Producing strobiles.

Subgelatinous (a.) Imperfectly or partially gelatinous.

Subglumaceous (a.) Somewhat glumaceous.

Subreptitious (a.) Surreptitious.

Subterraneous (a.) Being or lying under the surface of the earth; situated within the earth, or under ground; as, subterranean springs; a subterraneous passage.

Subventaneous (a.) Produced by the wind.

Subventitious (a.) Helping; aiding; supporting.

Supersensuous (a.) Supersensible.

Supersensuous (a.) Excessively sensuous.

Superstitious (a.) Of or pertaining to superstition; proceeding from, or manifesting, superstition; as, superstitious rites; superstitious observances.

Superstitious (a.) Evincing superstition; overscrupulous and rigid in religious observances; addicted to superstition; full of idle fancies and scruples in regard to religion.

Superstitious (a.) Overexact; scrupulous beyond need.

Surreptitious (a.) Done or made by stealth, or without proper authority; made or introduced fraudulently; clandestine; stealthy; as, a surreptitious passage in an old manuscript; a surreptitious removal of goods.

Sychnocarpous (a.) Having the capacity of bearing several successive crops of fruit without perishing; as, sychnocarpous plants.

Tautochronous (a.) Occupying the same time; pertaining to, or having the properties of, a tautochrone.

Tenebrificous (a.) Tenebrific.

Tetradynamous (a.) Belonging to the order Tetradynamia; having six stamens, four of which are uniformly longer than the others.

Tetrapetalous (a.) Containing four distinct petals, or flower leaves; as, a tetrapetalous corolla.

Tetraphyllous (a.) Having four leaves; consisting of four distinct leaves or leaflets.

Tetrasepalous (a.) Having four sepals.

Tetraspermous (a.) Having four seeds.

Trachycarpous (a.) Rough-fruited.

Tricennarious (a.) Of or pertaining to thirty years; tricennial.

Trichopterous (a.) Of, pertaining to, or characterizing, the Trichoptera.

Trigonocerous (a.) Having horns with three angles, like those of some species of goats.

Turioniferous (a.) Producing shoots, as asparagus.

Umbelliferous (a.) Producing umbels.

Umbelliferous (a.) Of or pertaining to a natural order (Umbelliferae) of plants, of which the parsley, carrot, parsnip, and fennel are well-known examples.

Unconspicuous (a.) Inconspicuous.

Vaginopennous (a.) Having elytra; sheath-winged.

Ventriloquous (a.) Of or pertaining to a ventriloquist or ventriloquism.

Vitelligenous (a.) Producing yolk, or vitel

Xanthocarpous (a.) Having yellow fruit.

Xanthodontous (a.) Having yellow teeth.

Xiphophyllous (a.) Having sword-shaped leaves.

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