poaceous

[poh-ey-shuh s]
Compare grass family.

Origin of poaceous

< New Latin Po(a) the type genus (< Greek póa grass) + -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for poaceous

poaceous

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the plant family Poaceae (grasses)

Word Origin for poaceous

C18: via New Latin from Greek poa grass
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