- belonging to the Tiliaceae, the linden family of plants.
Compare linden family.
Origin of tiliaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Tiliaceae, a family of flowering plants, mostly trees and shrubs of warm and tropical regions: includes linden and jute
Word Origin for tiliaceous
C19: from Late Latin tiliāceus, from Latin tilia linden
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