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pinaceous

[pahy-ney-shuh s] /paɪˈneɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Pinaceae.
Compare pine family.
Origin of pinaceous
1870-1875
1870-75; < New Latin Pinace(ae) (see pine1, -aceae) + -ous
Related forms
nonpinaceous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pinaceous

pinaceous

/paɪˈneɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Pinaceae, a family of conifers with needle-like leaves: includes pine, spruce, fir, larch, and cedar
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Latin pīnus a pine
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