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loganiaceous

[loh-gey-nee-ey-shuh s] /loʊˌgeɪ niˈeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Loganiaceae.
Compare logania family.
Origin of loganiaceous
< New Latin Loganiace(ae) (see logania, -aceae) + -ous
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loganiaceous

/ləʊˌɡeɪnɪˈeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Loganiaceae, a tropical and subtropical family of plants that includes nux vomica, pinkroot, and gelsemium
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Logania, named after James Logan (1674–1751) Irish-American botanist
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