aristolochiaceous


aristolochiaceous
/euh ris'tl oh'kee ay"sheuhs/, adj.
belonging to the Aristolochiaceae, the birthwort family of plants. Cf. birthwort family.
[ < NL Aristolochi(a) genus name ( < Gk aristolócheia birthwort, lit., best childbirth, from the herb's supposed effects; see ARISTO-, LOCHIA) + -ACEOUS]

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