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cornaceous

[kawr-ney-shuh s] /kɔrˈneɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Cornaceae, the dogwood family of plants.
Compare dogwood family.
Origin of cornaceous
< New Latin Cornace(ae) (Corn(us) the type genus (see cornel) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for cornaceous

cornaceous

/kɔːˈneɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Cornaceae, a family of temperate plants, mostly trees and shrubs, including dogwood, cornel, and spotted laurel See laurel (sense 5)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Cornaceae, from Cornus genus name, from Latin: cornel
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