simaroubaceous

[ sim-uh-roo-bey-shuh s ]
/ ˌsɪm ə ruˈbeɪ ʃəs /

adjective

belonging to the Simaroubaceae, the quassia family of plants.

Nearby words

  1. sim.,
  2. sima,
  3. simak,
  4. simar,
  5. simarouba,
  6. simatic,
  7. simazine,
  8. simba,
  9. simbirsk,
  10. simcoe


Origin of simaroubaceous

1835–45; < New Latin Simaroubace(ae) (see simarouba, -aceae) + -ous

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British Dictionary definitions for simaroubaceous

simaroubaceous

simarubaceous

/ (ˌsɪməruːˈbeɪʃəs) /

adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Simaroubaceae, a mainly tropical family of trees and shrubs that includes ailanthus and quassia
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