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araliaceous

[ uh-rey-lee-ey-shuhs ]
/ əˌreɪ liˈeɪ ʃəs /
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adjective Botany.
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

araliaceous
/ (əˌreɪlɪˈeɪʃəs) /

adjective
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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