lauraceous

lauraceous

[law-rey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Lauraceae.
Compare laurel family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin Laurace(ae) (Laur(us) the laurel genus (Latin: laurel) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous

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lauraceous (lɔːˈreɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Lauraceae, a family of aromatic trees and shrubs having leathery leaves: includes the laurels and avocado

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