from The Century Dictionary.

  • Belonging to or having the characters of the Cichoriaceæ. Also written chicoriaceous.


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  • Oil-beetle, which lies in ambush on a cichoriaceous blossom in order to slip into the fleece of a harvesting Bee; nor with the black atom of the Sitaris, which swarms in a heap on the spot where it is hatched, at the Anthophora's door.

    The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean-Henri Fabre 1869


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