from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of dicotyledonous, archichlamydeous (chiefly apetalous) plants embracing the families Ulmaceæ, Moraceæ, and Urticaceæ, or the elm, mulberry, and nettle families.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an order of dicotyledonous plants including Moraceae and Urticaceae and Ulmaceae


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