amaryllidaceous

adjective
am·​a·​ryl·​li·​da·​ceous | \ ¦aməˌrilə¦dāshəs \

Definition of amaryllidaceous

: of or relating to the family Amaryllidaceae

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First Known Use of amaryllidaceous

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amaryllidaceous

New Latin Amaryllidaceae + English -ous

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“Amaryllidaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amaryllidaceous. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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