Aroideous
Aroid A"roid, Aroideous A*roid"e*ous, a. [Arum + -oid.] (Bot.) Belonging to, or resembling, the Arum family of plants ({Araceae}).

Syn: araceous [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Aroid — A roid, Aroideous A*roid e*ous, a. [Arum + oid.] (Bot.) Belonging to, or resembling, the Arum family of plants ({Araceae}). Syn: araceous [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • a|ra|ceous — «uh RAY shuhs», adjective. belonging to the arum family; aroid; aroideous. ╂[< New Latin Araceae the arum family (< Latin arum arum)] …   Useful english dictionary

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