oleraceous

adjective
ol·​er·​a·​ceous | \ ¦älə¦rāshəs \

Definition of oleraceous

: having the qualities of a potherb oleraceous plants

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History and Etymology for oleraceous

Latin oleraceus, holeraceus, from oler-, olus, holer-, holus potherb + -aceus -aceous; akin to Latin helvus light-bay-colored

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“Oleraceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oleraceous. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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