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/ dʒʌŋˈkeɪ ʃəs /
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belonging to the plant family Juncaceae.
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British Dictionary definitions for juncaceous
/ (dʒʌŋˈkeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Juncaceae, a family of grasslike plants with small brown flowers: includes the rushes and woodrushesCompare cyperaceous
Word Origin for juncaceous
C19: via New Latin from Latin juncus a rush
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