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Meaning of "ericaceous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ERICACEOUS

From New Latin Erīcāceae, from Latin erīca heath, from Greek ereikē.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ERICACEOUS

ericaceous  [ˌɛrɪˈkeɪʃəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ERICACEOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ericaceous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ERICACEOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ericaceous in the English dictionary

The definition of ericaceous in the dictionary is of, relating to, or belonging to the Ericaceae, a family of trees and shrubs with typically bell-shaped flowers: includes heather, rhododendron, azalea, and arbutus.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ERICACEOUS


agaricaceous
əˌɡærɪˈkeɪʃəs
bombacaceous
ˌbɒmbəˈkeɪʃəs
brassicaceous
ˌbræsɪˈkeɪʃəs
dicacious
dɪˈkeɪʃəs
efficacious
ˌɛfɪˈkeɪʃəs
gracious
ˈɡreɪʃəs
inefficacious
ˌɪnɛfɪˈkeɪʃəs
juncaceous
dʒʌŋˈkeɪʃəs
micaceous
maɪˈkeɪʃəs
orobanchaceous
ˌɔːrəʊbæŋˈkeɪʃəs
perspicacious
ˌpɜːspɪˈkeɪʃəs
pervicacious
ˌpɜːvɪˈkeɪʃəs
portulacaceous
ˌpɔːtjʊləˈkeɪʃəs
procacious
prəˈkeɪʃəs
salicaceous
ˌsælɪˈkeɪʃəs
smilacaceous
ˌsmaɪləˈkeɪʃəs
spacious
ˈspeɪʃəs
styracaceous
ˌstaɪrəˈkeɪʃəs
tenacious
tɪˈneɪʃəs
urticaceous
ˌɜːtɪˈkeɪʃəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ERICACEOUS

eriach
eric
Eric the Red
Eric XIV
erica
ericoid
Ericson
Eridani
Eridanus
Erie
Erie Canal
Erigena
erigeron
Eriksson
Erin
erinaceous
eringo
erinite
erinus

WORDS THAT END LIKE ERICACEOUS

arenaceous
argillaceous
carbonaceous
chartaceous
coriaceous
cretaceous
crustaceous
diatomaceous
farinaceous
gorgeous
herbaceous
liliaceous
olivaceous
predaceous
proteinaceous
sebaceous
siliceous
solanaceous
the Cretaceous
tuffaceous
violaceous

Synonyms and antonyms of ericaceous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ericaceous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ERICACEOUS

Find out the translation of ericaceous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ericaceous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ericaceous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

杜鹃科
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ericaceous
570 millions of speakers

English

ericaceous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ericaceous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ericaceous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вересковых
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ericaceous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ericaceous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

éricacées
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ericaceous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Heidekrautgewächsen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ツツジ科の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ericaceous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ericaceous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ericaceous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ericaceous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एरिकॉसिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ericaceous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ericaceous
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wrzosowatych
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вересових
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ericaceous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ericaceous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ericaceous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ericaceous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ericaceous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ericaceous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ERICACEOUS»

The term «ericaceous» is normally little used and occupies the 126.642 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ERICACEOUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ericaceous» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ericaceous» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ericaceous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ERICACEOUS»

Discover the use of ericaceous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ericaceous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mycorrhiza: Role and Applications /.
Host responses to ECM may include polyphenol production in cells, phenylpropanoid accumulation, and the deposition of secondary metabolites in walls (Weiss et al. 1997). 2.2 Ericaceous Mycorrhlza Ericaceous plants, which dominate the ...
V. S. Mehrotra, 2005
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The Role of Ericaceous Shrubs in the Surface Water Balance ...
Based on these analyses the shrubs will be beneficial to Sphagnum reestablishment and survival once the primary water losses have been compensated.
Kegan Ka'leb Farrick, 2008
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Chemical Ecology of Plants: Allelopathy in Aquatic and ...
erating understory ericaceous species soon become the predominant plant in the post-disturbance habitat and become the new keystone species. From then on, humus development occurs from litter accumulation of the ericaceous plants rich  ...
Inderjit, Azim U. Mallik, 2002
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Land Use Change and Mountain Biodiversity
The distribution of the communities varied in the lower (3000 to 3400 m), central ( 3400 to 3600 m), and upper (3600 to 4200 m) subzones of the ericaceous belt. Some of the community types occurred in the entire altitudinal range (3000 to ...
Eva M. Spehn, Maximo Liberman, Christian Korner, 2006
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The Conservation of Mount Kilimanjaro
Ericaceous belt The ericaceous belt extends from the upper limit of the montane forest to an elevation of approximately 4000 m. Philippia excelsa, Hypericum revolutum, Hagenia abyssinica, Nuxia congesta, and Rapania rhododendroides are ...
William Dubois Newmark, 1991
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The Horticulture Gardener’s Guides - Shrubs
However, now that container gardening is so popular, growing acid lovers in pots , using ericaceous potting mix, is an easy option for those with alkaline soil. Rhododendrons and azaleas In many ways, the rhododendron offers the. Azaleas ...
Andy McIndoe, 2005
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Mycorrhizas: Anatomy and Cell Biology
In western North America, the ericaceous species Gaultheria shallon (salal) often proliferates in areas after forests have been cut or burned; the dense growth of salal sometimes results in delaying conifer seedling establishment. In Europe, an  ...
R. Larry Peterson, Hugues B. Massicotte, Lewis H. Melville, 2004
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The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America
SPS –0.27 0.91 Sphagnum Avoider Cassandra calyculata CAL –0.76 0.69 Ericaceous Endurer Kalmia angustifolia KAA –0.63 –0.48 Ericaceous Endurer Ledum groenlandicum LEG –0.63 0.16 Ericaceous Endurer Rhododendron canadense ...
Frank Gilliam, 2014
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The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America
SPS 0.27 0.91 Sphagnum Avoider Cassandra calyculata CAL 0.76 0.69 Ericaceous Endurer Kalmia angustifolia KAA 0.63 0.48 Ericaceous Endurer Ledum groenlandicum LEG 0.63 0.16 Ericaceous Endurer Rhododendron canadense RHC ...
Frank S. Gilliam Department of Biological Sciences Marshall University, Mark R. Roberts Professor of Forest Ecology University of New Brunswick, 2003
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Draft legislative environmental impact statement on ...
The class is dominated by dryas tundra with mixed dwarf shrubs including willow, dwarf birch and ericaceous shrubs. Fruiticose lichens are present including Cetraria sp., Cladonia sp., and Thamnolia sp. Sedges are scattered throughout the ...
United States. National Park Service. Alaska Regional Office, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ERICACEOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ericaceous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bringing colours of the Himalayas to a Derbyshire hillside
... don't have suitable soil for these plants, in which case the best course of action is to grow dwarf varieties in pots, using ericaceous compost. «Derby Telegraph, Jun 15»
2
Amazing azaleas and rhododendrons
Always use ericaceous compost (lime free), never use an ordinary compost. If lime is present this can stop the plant taking up food and nutrients ... «Carrickfergus Times, Jun 15»
3
Go for heather to beat the weather
John Innes ericaceous is best, but add 20 per cent extra sharp sand as they do love sandy acid composts. Think of their natural environment ... «Portsmouth News, Jun 15»
4
What's happening this week
Learn all about these rhodie cousins, then join us inside for coffee/tea and scones with ericaceous jams on June 14 from 2-4 p.m. Fee: $16 ... «The Telegram, Jun 15»
5
Plants from Chile brighten up our gardens
I have to admit that here I've cheated a bit since every split bale of moss peat – when we used to sell it – and broken bag of ericaceous compost ... «Western Daily Press, Jun 15»
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Action Plan: Nigel Colborn's essential jobs for your garden this week
Water your plants copiously during dry spells and make sure you mulch the roots with ericaceous compost to assist moisture retention. «Daily Mail, May 15»
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Dalefoot Composts spread garden centre reach
... all peat free garden retailer, is also now selling Wool Compost as well as Dalefoot's Wool Compost for Seeds and Wool Compost Ericaceous. «Horticulture Week, May 15»
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The best plant tonics and supplements for your garden
There are four main products: one contains iron (Maxicrop plus Iron) - useful for ericaceous plants; one is a basic seaweed tonic (Maxicrop ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
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Himalayan Garden and Sculpture Park at The Hutts, Grewelthorpe
The improved nursery has around 200 different varieties of rhododendron, as well as many other hardy ericaceous shrubs and perennials. «The Press, York, Apr 15»
10
Berry good: Raising soft fruit has become the latest growing trend
Use number 3 for most fruit but give the lime-hating blueberries and cranberries ericaceous compost. There's no doubt about it, producing a ... «Express.co.uk, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ericaceous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ericaceous>. Jun 2020 ».
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