juglandaceous

juglandaceous

[joo-glan-dey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Juglandaceae.
Compare walnut family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin Juglandace(ae) walnut family (Jugland-, stem of Juglans the type genus (Latin (nux) jūglāns a walnut, equivalent to jū-, contraction of Jov- Jove (cf. Jupiter) + glāns acorn; see gland1) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous

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juglandaceous (ˌdʒuːɡlænˈdeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Juglandaceae, a family of trees that includes walnut and hickory
 
[C19: via New Latin from Latin juglans walnut, from ju-, shortened from Jovi- of Jupiter + glans acorn]

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