orobanchaceous

[ awr-oh-bang-key-shuhs, or- ]

adjective
  1. belonging to the Orobanchaceae, the broomrape family of plants.

Origin of orobanchaceous

1
<New Latin Orobanchace(ae) family name (Latin orobanch(ē) broomrape (<Greek orobánchē) + -aceae-aceae) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for orobanchaceous

orobanchaceous

/ (ˌɔːrəʊbæŋˈkeɪʃəs) /


adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Orobanchaceae, a family of flowering plants all of which are root parasites, including broomrapes

Origin of orobanchaceous

1
via Latin from Greek orobankhē broomrape

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