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geraniaceous

[ji-rey-nee-ey-shuh s] /dʒɪˌreɪ niˈeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Geraniaceae, the geranium family of plants.
Compare geranium family.
Origin of geraniaceous
< New Latin Geraniace(ae) (see geranium, -aceae) + -ous
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geraniaceous

/dʒɪˌreɪnɪˈeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Geraniaceae, a family of plants with typically hairy stems and beaklike fruits: includes the geranium, pelargonium, storksbill, and cranesbill
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Geraniāceae; see geranium
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