[ maw-rey-shuh s, moh- ]
/ mɔˈreɪ ʃəs, moʊ- /
belonging to the Moraceae, the mulberry family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for moraceous
/ (mɔːˈreɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Moraceae, a mostly tropical and subtropical family of trees and shrubs, including fig, mulberry, breadfruit, and hop, many of which have latex in the stems and heads enclosed in a fleshy receptacle
Word Origin for moraceous
C20: via New Latin from Latin morus mulberry tree
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