palmaceous

palmaceous

[pal-mey-shuhs, pahl-, pah-mey-]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Palmae.
Compare palm family.


Origin:
1720–30; palm2 + -aceous

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palmaceous (pælˈmeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the palm family, Arecaceae (formerly Palmae or Palmaceae)

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