magnoliaceous

magnoliaceous

[mag-noh-lee-ey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Magnoliaceae.
Compare magnolia family.


Origin:
1850–55; < Neo-Latin Magnoliace(ae) (see magnolia, -aceae) + -ous

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magnoliaceous (mæɡˌnəʊlɪˈeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Magnoliaceae, a family of trees and shrubs, including magnolias and the tulip tree, having large showy flowers

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