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fumariaceous

[fyoo-mar-ee-ey-shuh s]
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  1. belonging to the plant family Fumariaceae.
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Origin of fumariaceous

< Fumariace(ae) (Fumari(a) the type genus (Medieval Latin fūmāria, fūmārium fumitory; see fume, -ary) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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  • If you send any Fumariaceous plant, send if you can, also two or three single balsams.

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