/ (stɜːˌkjuːlɪˈeɪʃəs) /
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of, relating to, or belonging to the Sterculiaceae, a chiefly tropical family of plants that includes cacao and cola
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Word Origin for sterculiaceous
C18: via New Latin from Latin Sterculius god of manuring, from stercus dung, alluding to the odour of some species
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