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plumbaginaceous

[pluhm-baj-uh-ney-shuh s] /plʌmˌbædʒ əˈneɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Plumbaginaceae, the leadwort family of plants.
Compare leadwort family.
Origin of plumbaginaceous
< New Latin Plumbaginace(ae) the family (Plumbagin-, stem of Plumbago genus of leadworts (see plumbago) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbaginaceous

plumbaginaceous

/plʌmˌbædʒɪˈneɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Plumbaginaceae, a family of typically coastal plants having flowers with a brightly coloured calyx and five styles: includes leadwort, thrift, and sea lavender
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