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apiaceous

[ey-pee-ey-shuh s] /ˌeɪ piˈeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Apiaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Umbelliferae.
Compare parsley (def 4).
Origin of apiaceous
1830-1840
1830-40; < New Latin Apiace(ae) (Api(um) a genus (Latin: celery, parsley) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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