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papaveraceous

[puh-pav-uh-rey-shuh s] /pəˌpæv əˈreɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Papaveraceae, the poppy family of plants.
Compare poppy family.
Origin of papaveraceous
1840-1850
1840-50; < New Latin, Latin papāver poppy + -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for papaveraceous

papaveraceous

/pəˌpeɪvəˈreɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Papaveraceae, a family of plants having large showy flowers and a cylindrical seed capsule with pores beneath the lid: includes the poppies and greater celandine
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from Latin papāverpoppy
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