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asteraceous

[ as-tuh-rey-shuhs ]
/ ˌæs təˈreɪ ʃəs /
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adjective Botany.

belonging to the Asterasceae, an alternative name for the plant family Compositae.

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Origin of asteraceous

First recorded in 1875–80; aster + -aceous
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