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liliaceous Syllabification: lil·i·a·ceous
Pronunciation: /ˌlilēˈāSHəs/

Definition of liliaceous in English:


Of, relating to, or denoting plants of the lily family (Liliaceae). These have elongated leaves that grow from a corm, bulb, or rhizome.


Mid 18th century: from modern Latin Liliaceae (plural), based on Latin lilium 'lily', + -ous.

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