alsinaceous

adjective

al·​si·​na·​ceous
¦alsə¦nāshəs,
-ˌsī¦-
: of or relating to the family Alsinaceae or genus Alsine

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Alsinaceae + English -ous

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alsinaceous was in 1832

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“Alsinaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alsinaceous. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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