spadiceous

spadiceous

[spey-dish-uhs]
adjective
1.
Botany.
a.
of the nature of a spadix.
b.
bearing a spadix.
2.
of a bright brown color.

Origin:
1640–50; < Neo-Latin spādīceus, equivalent to Latin spādīc- (stem of spādīx; see spadix) + -eus -eous

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spadiceous (speɪˈdɪʃəs)
 
adj
1.  botany producing or resembling a spadix
2.  of a bright brown colour
 
[C17: from New Latin spādīceus, from Latin spādix palm branch; see spadix]

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