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asteraceous

[as-tuh-rey-shuh s] /ˌæs təˈreɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Botany
1.
belonging to the Asterasceae, an alternative name for the plant family Compositae.
Compare composite family.
Origin of asteraceous
1875-1880
1875-80; aster + -aceous
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