[ bur-ber-i-dey-shuhs ]
/ ˌbɜr bər ɪˈdeɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the Berberidaceae, the barberry family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for berberidaceous
/ (ˌbɜːbərɪˈdeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Berberidaceae, a mainly N temperate family of flowering plants (mostly shrubs), including barberry and barrenwort
Word Origin for berberidaceous
C19: from Medieval Latin berberis, from Arabic barbārīs barberry
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