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onagraceous

[on-uh-grey-shuh s] /ˌɒn əˈgreɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Onagraceae, the evening primrose family of plants.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Neo-Latin Onagrace(ae) (Onagr(a) the type genus (< Greek onágra oleander) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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onagraceous

/ˌɒnəˈɡreɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Onagraceae, a family of flowering plants including fuchsia and willowherb
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin Onagrāceae, from Latin onager; see onager
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