araceous

araceous

[uh-rey-shuhs]
adjective Botany.
belonging to the plant family Araceae.
Compare arum family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin Arace(ae) (see arum (family), -aceae) + -ous

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araceous (əˈreɪʃəs)
 
adj
another word for aroid
 
[C19: from New Latin Arāceae; see arum]

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