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[uh-rey-lee-ey-shuh s]
adjective Botany.
  1. belonging to the Araliaceae, the ginseng family of plants.
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Origin of araliaceous

1865–70; < New Latin Araliace(ae) (see aralia, -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for araliaceous


  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Araliaceae, a chiefly tropical family of trees, shrubs, or woody climbers having small clusters of whitish or greenish flowers. The family includes the ivy and ginseng
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