[buh-raj-uh-ney-shuh s, baw-, boh-]
- belonging to the plant family Boraginaceae.
Compare borage family.
Origin of boraginaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Boraginaceae, a family of temperate and tropical typically hairy-leaved flowering plants that includes forget-me-not, lungwort, borage, comfrey, and heliotrope
Word Origin for boraginaceous
C19: from New Latin Borāgināceae, from Borāgō genus name; see borage
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