[ roo-tey-shuh s ]
/ ruˈteɪ ʃəs /
of or like rue.
belonging to the Rutaceae, the rue family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for rutaceous
/ (ruːˈteɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Rutaceae, a family of tropical and temperate flowering plants many of which have aromatic leaves. The family includes rue and citrus trees
Word Origin for rutaceous
C19: from New Latin Rutaceae, from Latin rūta rue ²
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