balsaminaceous

balsaminaceous

[bawl-suh-muh-ney-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Balsaminaceae.
Compare balsam family.


Origin:
< Greek balsamín(ē) garden balsam + -aceous

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balsaminaceous (ˌbɔːlsəmɪˈneɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Balsaminaceae, a family of flowering plants, including balsam and touch-me-not, that have irregular flowers and explosive capsules

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