spadiceous

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

Definition of spadiceous

1 : of a bright clear brown or chestnut color
2 [New Latin spadic-, spadix + English -eous] : bearing flowers on or constituting a spadix

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History and Etymology for spadiceous

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

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“Spadiceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spadiceous. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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