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araceous

[uh-rey-shuh s] /əˈreɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Botany
1.
belonging to the plant family Araceae.
Compare arum family.
Origin
< New Latin Arace(ae) (see arum (family), -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for araceous

araceous

/əˈreɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
another word for aroid (sense 1)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Arāceae; see arum
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