spathaceous

[spuh-they-shuh s]
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adjective Botany.

of the nature of or resembling a spathe.
having a spathe.

Nearby words

  1. spastic paralysis,
  2. spasticity,
  3. spat,
  4. spatchcock,
  5. spate,
  6. spathe,
  7. spathic,
  8. spathiphyllum,
  9. spathose,
  10. spathulate

Origin of spathaceous

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

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