belonging to the Apocynaceae, the dogbane family of plants.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Apocynaceae, a family of mostly tropical flowering plants with latex in their stems, including the dogbane, periwinkle, oleander, and some lianas
noun the point at which a spacecraft in lunar orbit is farthest from the moon Compare apolune, pericynthion
having no distinct feet or footlike members. belonging or pertaining to the orders Apoda and Apodes, comprising various groups of animals without limbs. Historical Examples A family of fishes belonging to the apodal section of the malacopterygii. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume […]
incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain. Historical Examples apodictic propositions, he declares, are either dogmata or mathemata; and the former are beyond the competence of the human mind. A Commentary to Kant’s ‘Critique of Pure Reason’ Norman Kemp Smith adj. “clearly […]
incontestable because of having been demonstrated or proved to be demonstrable. Logic. (of a proposition) necessarily true or logically certain. Historical Examples In the former case, the dogmatist must take care that his arguments possess the apodeictic certainty of a demonstration. The Critique of Pure Reason Immanuel Kant I shall term this the demonstrative or […]