[ thee-ey-shuhs ]
/ θiˈeɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the Theaceae, the tea family of plants.
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Origin of theaceous
<New Latin the(a) tea + -aceous
Words nearby theaceous
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British Dictionary definitions for theaceous
/ (θiːˈeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Theaceae, a family of evergreen trees and shrubs of tropical and warm regions: includes the tea plant
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