Bro*me`li*a"ceous (?), a. [Named after Olaf Bromel, a Swedish botanist.] Bot.

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.


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