Um`bel*lif"er*ous (?), a. [Umbel + -ferous: cf. F. ombillifere.] Bot. (a)

Producing umbels.

(b)

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

 

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