juglandaceous

[ joo-glan-dey-shuhs ]
/ ˌdʒu glænˈdeɪ ʃəs /

adjective

belonging to the plant family Juglandaceae.

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Origin of juglandaceous

<New Latin Juglandace(ae) walnut family (Jugland-, stem of Juglans the type genus (Latin (nux) jūglāns a walnut, equivalent to jū-, contraction of Jov-Jove (cf. Jupiter) + glāns acorn; see gland1) + -aceae-aceae) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for juglandaceous

juglandaceous
/ (ˌdʒuːɡlænˈdeɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Juglandaceae, a family of trees that includes walnut and hickory

Word Origin for juglandaceous

C19: via New Latin from Latin juglans walnut, from ju-, shortened from Jovi- of Jupiter + glans acorn
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