follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

araceous

[uh-rey-shuh s] /əˈreɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Botany
1.
belonging to the plant family Araceae.
Compare arum family.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Arace(ae) (see arum (family), -aceae) + -ous
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for araceous

araceous

/əˈreɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
another word for aroid (sense 1)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Arāceae; see arum
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for araceous

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for araceous

10
12
Scrabble Words With Friends