Definition of -aceous in English:

-aceous

Pronunciation: /ˈeɪʃəs/

suffix

1 Botany Forming adjectives from family names ending in -aceae (such as ericaceous from Ericaceae).
2chiefly Biology & Geology Forming adjectives describing similarity, especially in shape, texture, or colour: arenaceous olivaceous

Origin

from Latin -aceus 'of the nature of' + -ous.

Definition of -aceous in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day brannigan
Pronunciation: ˈbranɪg(ə)n
noun
a brawl or violent argument