- belonging to the Taxaceae, the yew family of plants.
Origin of taxaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Taxaceae, a family of coniferous trees that includes the yews
Word Origin for taxaceous
C19: from New Latin taxāceus, from Latin taxus a yew
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