- belonging to the Salicaceae, the willow family of plants.
Compare willow family.
Origin of salicaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Salicaceae, a chiefly N temperate family of trees and shrubs having catkins: includes the willows and poplars
C19: via New Latin from Latin salix a willow