menispermaceous

/ (ˌmɛnɪspɜːˈmeɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Menispermaceae, a family of mainly tropical and subtropical plants, most of which are woody climbers with small flowers

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Word Origin for menispermaceous

C19: from New Latin Mēnispermum name of genus, from Greek mēnē moon + sperma seed
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