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loganiaceous

[ loh-gey-nee-ey-shuhs ]
/ loʊˌgeɪ niˈeɪ ʃəs /
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adjective
belonging to the plant family Loganiaceae.
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Origin of loganiaceous

<New Latin Loganiace(ae) (see logania, -aceae) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for loganiaceous

loganiaceous
/ (ləʊˌɡeɪnɪˈeɪʃəs) /

adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Loganiaceae, a tropical and subtropical family of plants that includes nux vomica, pinkroot, and gelsemium

Word Origin for loganiaceous

C19: from New Latin Logania, named after James Logan (1674–1751) Irish-American botanist
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