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spathaceous

[spuh-they-shuh s] /spəˈθeɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Botany
1.
of the nature of or resembling a spathe.
2.
having a spathe.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Neo-Latin spathāceus, equivalent to Latin spath(a) (see spathe) + -āceus -aceous
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