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graminaceous

Syllabification: gram·i·na·ceous
Pronunciation: /ˌɡraməˈnāSHəs
 
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Definition of graminaceous in English:

adjective

Botany
Of, relating to, or denoting plants of the grass family (Gramineae).
Example sentences
  • In graminaceous plants, leaf cells divide from a basal meristem, which causes older cells to be displaced by younger cells below them.

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin gramen, gramin- 'grass' + -aceous.

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