spadiceous

adjective spa·di·ceous \spāˈdishəs, spəˈd-\

Definition of spadiceous

  1. 1 :  of a bright clear brown or chestnut color

  2. 2 [New Latin spadic-, spadix + English -eous] :  bearing flowers on or constituting a spadix

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Origin and Etymology of spadiceous

Latin spadic-, spadix frond torn off a palm tree, brownish color of palm fronds + English -eous — more at spadix


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