[ ruh-nuhng-kyuh-ley-shuh s ]
/ rəˌnʌŋ kyəˈleɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the Ranunculaceae, the buttercup family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for ranunculaceous
/ (rəˌnʌŋkjʊˈleɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Ranunculaceae, a N temperate family of flowering plants typically having flowers with five petals and numerous anthers and styles. The family includes the buttercup, clematis, hellebore, and columbine
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