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spadiceous

[spey-dish-uh s] /speɪˈdɪʃ əs/
adjective
1.
Botany.
  1. of the nature of a spadix.
  2. bearing a spadix.
2.
of a bright brown color.
Origin of spadiceous
1640-1650
1640-50; < New Latin spādīceus, equivalent to Latin spādīc- (stem of spādīx; see spadix) + -eus -eous
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British Dictionary definitions for spadiceous

spadiceous

/speɪˈdɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
(botany) producing or resembling a spadix
2.
of a bright brown colour
Word Origin
C17: from New Latin spādīceus, from Latin spādix palm branch; see spadix
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