Definition of Foxglove family

1. Noun. A family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foxglove Family

fox terrier
fox terriers
fox whistle
foxberries
foxberry
foxcore
foxed
foxery
foxes
foxes in the henhouse
foxfire
foxfires
foxfish
foxfishes
foxglove
foxglove family (current term)
foxgloves
foxhole
foxholes
foxhound
foxhounds
foxhunt
foxhunted
foxhunter
foxhunters
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foxhuntings
foxhunts
foxie
foxier

Literary usage of Foxglove family

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1. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"THE foxglove family. THIS important and showy family numbers over 2000 species, ... foxglove family."

2. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"The latter character distinguishes them also from the foxglove family. A certain degree of collateral likeness exists moreover with regard to the ..."

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