[ yoo-fawr-bee-ey-shuh s ]
/ yuˌfɔr biˈeɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the Euphorbiaceae, the spurge family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for euphorbiaceous
/ (juːˌfɔːbɪˈeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Euphorbiaceae, a family of plants typically having capsular fruits: includes the spurges, the castor oil and cassava plants, cascarilla, and poinsettia
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