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araceous

[uh-rey-shuh s]
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adjective Botany.
  1. belonging to the plant family Araceae.
Compare arum family.

Origin of araceous

< New Latin Arace(ae) (see arum (family), -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for araceous

araceous

adjective
  1. another word for aroid (def. 1)

Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Arāceae; see arum
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