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smilacaceous

/ (ˌsmaɪləˈkeɪʃəs) /
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adjective

of, relating to, or belonging to the Smilacaceae, a temperate and tropical family of monocotyledonous flowering plants, most of which are climbing shrubs with prickly stems: includes smilax

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Word Origin for smilacaceous

C19: via New Latin from Latin smilax

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