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geraniaceous

[ji-rey-nee-ey-shuh s]
adjective
  1. belonging to the Geraniaceae, the geranium family of plants.
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Origin of geraniaceous

< New Latin Geraniace(ae) (see geranium, -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for geraniaceous

geraniaceous

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Geraniaceae, a family of plants with typically hairy stems and beaklike fruits: includes the geranium, pelargonium, storksbill, and cranesbill
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Geraniāceae; see geranium
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