Definition of -acean

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: -aceous rosacean
plural -s

Definition of -acean (Entry 2 of 2)

: organism characterized by : organism of the nature of crustacean rosacean in singular corresponding to plurals in -acea, -aceae

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History and Etymology for -acean

Adjective suffix

New Latin -acea, -aceae + English -an

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“-acean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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