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vitaceous

[vahy-tey-shuh s] /vaɪˈteɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Vitaceae, the grape family of plants.
Compare grape family.
Origin of vitaceous
< New Latin Vitace(ae) family name (Vit(is) genus name (Latin vītis vine) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for vitaceous

vitaceous

/vaɪˈteɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Vitaceae, a family of tropical and subtropical flowering plants having a climbing habit and berry-like fruits: includes the grapevine and Virginia creeper
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin Vītāceae, from Latin: vine
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