theaceous

theaceous

[thee-ey-shuhs]
adjective
belonging to the Theaceae, the tea family of plants.
Compare tea family.


Origin:
< Neo-Latin the(a) tea + -aceous

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theaceous (θiːˈeɪʃəs)
 
adj
of, relating to, or belonging to the Theaceae, a family of evergreen trees and shrubs of tropical and warm regions: includes the tea plant

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