Definition of ranunculaceous in English:

ranunculaceous

Line breaks: ra¦nun¦cul|aceous
Pronunciation: /rəˌnʌŋkjʊˈleɪʃəs
 
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adjective

Botany
Relating to or denoting plants of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae).

Origin

mid 19th century: from modern Latin Ranunculaceae (plural), based on Latin ranunculus 'little frog', + -ous.

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