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spathaceous

[ spuh-they-shuhs ]
/ spəˈθeɪ ʃəs /
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adjective Botany.
of the nature of or resembling a spathe.
having a spathe.
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Origin of spathaceous

1750–60; <New Latin spathāceus, equivalent to Latin spath(a) (see spathe) + -āceus-aceous
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