caesalpiniaceous


caesalpiniaceous
adjective

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caesalpiniaceous /ses-al- or sē-zal-pi-ni-āˈshəs/
adjective
Of, or belonging to, the Caesalpiniāˈceae, a family of tropical leguminous plants, including brazil-wood, cassia and dividivi
ORIGIN: Named after Andrea Cesalpino (1519–1603), Italian botanist

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  • caesalpiniaceous — caes·al·pin·i·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • caesalpiniaceous — /sɛzˌælpəˈneɪʃəs/ (say sez.alpuh nayshuhs), /sɛs / (say ses ) adjective belonging to the Caesalpiniaceae, a family of leguminous plants including the cassia, royal poinciana, and numerous tropical genera. {New Latin Caesalpinia, the typical genus …   Australian English dictionary