[ ram-ney-shuhs ]
/ ræmˈneɪ ʃəs /
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belonging to the Rhamnaceae, the buckthorn family of plants.
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At 600 feet, a curious pomaceous looking Rhamnaceous plant is found.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for rhamnaceous
/ (ræmˈneɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Rhamnaceae, a widely distributed family of trees and shrubs having small inconspicuous flowers. The family includes the buckthorns
Word Origin for rhamnaceous
C19: from New Latin Rhamnaceae, from Greek rhamnos a thorn
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