Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

orobanchaceous

[awr-oh-bang-key-shuh s, or-] /ˌɔr oʊ bæŋˈkeɪ ʃəs, ˌɒr-/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Orobanchaceae, the broomrape family of plants.
Compare broomrape family.
Origin of orobanchaceous
< New Latin Orobanchace(ae) family name (Latin orobanch(ē) broomrape (< Greek orobánchē) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for orobanchaceous

orobanchaceous

/ˌɔːrəʊbæŋˈkeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Orobanchaceae, a family of flowering plants all of which are root parasites, including broomrapes
Word Origin
via Latin from Greek orobankhē broomrape
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for orobanchaceous

Word Value for orobanchaceous

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends