[ buh-raj-uh-ney-shuhs, baw-, boh- ]
/ bəˌrædʒ əˈneɪ ʃəs, bɔ-, boʊ- /
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belonging to the plant family Boraginaceae.
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British Dictionary definitions for boraginaceous
/ (bəˌrædʒɪˈneɪʃəs) /
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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