- belonging to the Fagaceae, the beech family of plants.
Origin of fagaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Fagaceae, a family of trees, including beech, oak, and chestnut, whose fruit is partly or wholly enclosed in a husk (cupule)
Word Origin for fagaceous
C19: from New Latin Fāgāceae, from Latin fāgus beech
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