[awr-oh-bang-key-shuh s, or-]
- belonging to the Orobanchaceae, the broomrape family of plants.
Compare broomrape family.
Origin of orobanchaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Orobanchaceae, a family of flowering plants all of which are root parasites, including broomrapes
Word Origin for orobanchaceous
via Latin from Greek orobankhē broomrape
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