(Um*brac`u*lif"er*ous) a. [L. umbraculum umbrella (dim. of umbra shade) + -ferous.]
(Bot.) Bearing something like an open umbrella.
(Um*brac`u*li*form) a. [L. umbraculum any thing that furnishes shade, a bower, umbrella
(dim. of umbra a shade) + -form.] Having the form of anything that serves to shade, as a tree top, an
umbrella, and the like; specifically (Bot.), having the form of an umbrella; umbrella- shaped.
(Um"brage) n. [F. ombrage shade, suspicion, umbrage, L. umbraticus belonging to shade, fr.
umbra a shade. Cf. Umber, Umbratic.]
1. Shade; shadow; obscurity; hence, that which affords a shade, as a screen of trees or foliage.
Where highest woods, impenetrableMilton.
To star or sunlight, spread their umbrage broad.
2. Shadowy resemblance; shadow. [Obs.]
The opinion carries no show of truth nor umbrage of reason on its side.Woodward.
3. The feeling of being overshadowed; jealousy of another, as standing in one's light or way; hence, suspicion
of injury or wrong; offense; resentment.
Which gave umbrage to wiser than myself.Evelyn.
Persons who feel most umbrage from the overshadowing aristocracy.Sir W. Scott.
(Um*bra"geous) a. [Cf. F. ombraqeux shy, skittish, suspicious, in OF. also, shady. See
1. Forming or affording a shade; shady; shaded; as, umbrageous trees or foliage.
Umbrageous grots and cavesMilton.
Of cool recess, o'er which the mantling vine
Lays forth her purple grape.
2. Not easily perceived, as if from being darkened or shaded; obscure. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton.
3. Feeling jealousy or umbrage; taking, or disposed to take, umbrage; suspicious. [Obs.] Bp. Warburton.
Um*bra"geous*ly, adv. Um*bra"geous*ness, n.
(Um"brate) v. t. [L. umbratus, p. p. of umbrare to shade, fr. umbra a shade.] To shade; to
shadow; to foreshadow. [Obs.]
(Um*brat"ic Um*brat"ic*al) a. [L. umbraticus, from umbra shade. See Umbrage.] Of or
pertaining to the shade or darkness; shadowy; unreal; secluded; retired. [R.] B. Jonson.
(Um"bra*tile) a. [L. umbraticus, fr. umbra shade.] Umbratic. [R.] B. Jonson.
(Um*bra"tious) a. [L. umbra a shade. Cf. Umbrageous.] Suspicious; captious; disposed
to take umbrage. [Obs. & R.] Sir H. Wotton.
(Um"bre) n. (Zoöl.) See Umber.