juncaceous

juncaceous

[juhng-key-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Juncaceae.
Compare rush family.


Origin:
1850–55; < Neo-Latin Juncace(ae) rush family (Junc(us) the type genus (Latin: rush) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous

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juncaceous (dʒʌŋˈkeɪʃəs)
 
adj
Compare cyperaceous of, relating to, or belonging to the Juncaceae, a family of grasslike plants with small brown flowers: includes the rushes and woodrushes
 
[C19: via New Latin from Latin juncus a rush]

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