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apiaceous

[ey-pee-ey-shuh s]
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  1. belonging to the Apiaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Umbelliferae.Compare parsley(def 4).
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Origin of apiaceous

1830–40; < New Latin Apiace(ae) (Api(um) a genus (Latin: celery, parsley) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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