Definition of rosaceous in English:

rosaceous

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Pronunciation: /rəʊˈzeɪʃəs
 
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adjective

Botany
  • Relating to or denoting plants of the rose family (Rosaceae).
    More example sentences
    • Peachblossom is a rosaceous plant with five petals.
    • This is most clear in rosaceous fruit trees that go dormant in preparation for winter, and not in response to environmental cues.

Origin

mid 18th century: from modern Latin Rosaceae (based on Latin rosa 'rose') + -ous.

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