tiliaceous


tiliaceous
/til'ee ay"sheuhs/, adj.
belonging to the Tiliaceae, the linden family of plants. Cf. linden family.
[1890-95; < NL Tiliace(ae) (Tili(a) a genus (L: linden tree) + -aceae -ACEAE) + -OUS]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Tiliaceous — Til i*a ceous, a. [OE. tilia the linden tree.] (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural family of plants ({Tiliace[ae]}) of which the linden ({Tilia}) is the type. The family includes many plants which furnish a valuable fiber, as the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tiliaceous — til·i·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • tiliaceous — adjective see tiliaceae …   Useful english dictionary


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