bombacaceous

/bom'beuh kay"sheuhs/, adj.
belonging to the Bombacaceae, the bombax family of plants. Cf. bombax family.
[1860-65; < NL Bombacace(ae) name of the family (see BOMBAX FAMILY, -ACEAE) + -OUS]

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  • bombacaceous — /bom beuh kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Bombacaceae, the bombax family of plants. Cf. bombax family. [1860 65; < NL Bombacace(ae) name of the family (see BOMBAX FAMILY, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * bombacāˈceous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑bombax …   Useful english dictionary

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