Scitamineae

Scit·a·min·e·ae \-ˈminēˌē\

Definition of Scitamineae

  1. taxonomic synonym of musales

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Origin and Etymology of scitamineae

New Latin, from Latin scitamenta delicacies, dainties (from scitus delicate, dainty—from past participle of sciscere to approve, accept, inquire, seek to know, inchoative of scire to know—+ -menta, plural of -mentum -ment) + -ineae


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