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  • noun Plural form of crucifer.


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  • Just like the Grand Marian Procession last December 7 in Intramuros, the procession featured the traditional Hispanic practice of vesting the acolytes, thurifers and crucifers in tunicles.

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  • Some diseases only affect certain crop families, for example tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) only occurs in solanaceous crops (tomato, pepper, eggplant, potato, tomatillo), and the fungus causing clubroot only on crucifers

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  • Coriandrum sativum cowpea (asparagus bean, black-eyed pea, yard-long bean), Vigna unguiculata cucumber, Cucumis sativus cucurbits, Cucurbitaceae family cumin, Cuminum cyminum crucifers, Cruciferae family date palm.

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  • It doth not appear that he prayed for all his crucifers neither, but only for those who did it out of ignorance, as appears by the reason annexed to his supplication: “For they know not what they do.”

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • And in this sense our Saviour here, as a private person, to whom revenge was forbidden, pardon enjoined, prayer commanded, prays for his very enemies and crucifers; which doth not at all concern his interceding for us as mediator, wherein he was always heard, and so is nothing to the purpose in hand.

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • Christ prayed for the pardon of their sins who crucified him out of ignorance, as some of them did, that therefore he intercedeth for all that they may believe; crucifers who never once heard of his crucifying?

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

  • Bracts in the inflorescence of crucifers are ordinarily wanting, but may be seen in some genera, _Erucastrum pollichii_ being perhaps the [223] most widely known instance, although other cases might easily be cited.

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  • Hence the inference that crucifers are an exception to a general rule, and that they must have originated from other types which did comply with this rule, and accordingly were in the possession of floral bracts.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • A second example is afforded by the bracts of the crucifers.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation

  • It is important to note that within the family of the crucifers the form of the capsule and the attributes of the valves and seeds are usually considered to furnish the characteristics of genera, and this point has been elucidated at some length by Solms-Laubach.

    Species and Varieties, Their Origin by Mutation


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