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dipsacaceous

[ dip-suh-key-shuhs ]

adjective

  1. belonging to the Dipsacaceae, the teasel family of plants.


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Origin of dipsacaceous1

1840–50; < New Latin Dipsacace ( ae ) name of the family ( Dipsac ( us ) the typical genus < Greek dípsakos teasel (derivative of dípsa thirst) + New Latin -aceae -aceae ) + -ous

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