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boraginaceous

[buh-raj-uh-ney-shuh s, baw-, boh-] /bəˌrædʒ əˈneɪ ʃəs, bɔ-, boʊ-/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Boraginaceae.
Compare borage family.
Origin of boraginaceous
< New Latin Boraginace(ae) family name (Boragin-, stem of Borago genus name; see borage + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for boraginaceous

boraginaceous

/bəˌrædʒɪˈneɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Boraginaceae, a family of temperate and tropical typically hairy-leaved flowering plants that includes forget-me-not, lungwort, borage, comfrey, and heliotrope
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Borāgināceae, from Borāgō genus name; see borage
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