saxifragaceous

saxifragaceous

[sak-suh-fruh-gey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the plant family Saxifragaceae.


Origin:
1835–45; saxifrage + -aceous

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saxifragaceous (ˌsæksɪfrəˈɡeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Saxifragaceae, a chiefly arctic and alpine family of plants having a basal rosette or cushion of leaves and small but showy flowers: includes saxifrage

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