[ pahy-ney-shuhs ]
/ paɪˈneɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the plant family Pinaceae.
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British Dictionary definitions for pinaceous
/ (paɪˈneɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Pinaceae, a family of conifers with needle-like leaves: includes pine, spruce, fir, larch, and cedar
Word Origin for pinaceous
C19: via New Latin from Latin pīnus a pine
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