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salicaceous

[sal-i-key-shuh s] /ˌsæl ɪˈkeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Salicaceae, the willow family of plants.
Compare willow family.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Neo-Latin Salicace(ae) (Salic-, stem of Salix the type genus (Latin: willow) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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salicaceous

/ˌsælɪˈkeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Salicaceae, a chiefly N temperate family of trees and shrubs having catkins: includes the willows and poplars
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Latin salix a willow
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