[ av-uh-ney-shuh s ]
/ ˌæv əˈneɪ ʃəs /
of or like oats.
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Origin of avenaceous
1765–75; < Latin avēnāceus, equivalent to avēn(a) oats + -āceus -aceous
Words nearby avenaceous
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