[ av-uh-ney-shuhs ]
/ ˌæv əˈneɪ ʃəs /
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of or like oats.
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Origin of avenaceous
First recorded in 1765–75; from Latin avēnāceus, equivalent to avēn(a) “oats” + -āceus -aceous
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Example sentences from the Web for avenaceous
I gathered a viviparous avenaceous grass (what this was cannot be ascertained).Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn