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saxifragaceous

[sak-suh-fruh-gey-shuh s] /ˌsæk sə frəˈgeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Saxifragaceae.
Compare saxifrage family.
Origin of saxifragaceous
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; saxifrage + -aceous
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saxifragaceous

/ˌsæksɪfrəˈɡeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Saxifragaceae, a chiefly arctic and alpine family of plants having a basal rosette or cushion of leaves and small but showy flowers: includes saxifrage
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