Meliaceous
Meliaceous Me`li*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Pertaining to a natural order ({Meliac[ae]}) of plants of which the genus {Melia} is the type. It includes the mahogany and the Spanish cedar. [1913 Webster]

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  • meliaceous — /mee lee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Meliaceae, the mahogany family of plants. Cf. mahogany family. [1895 1900; < NL Meliace(ae) (equiv. to Meli(a) genus name ( < Gk melía ash tree) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • meliaceous — me·li·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • meliaceous — /miliˈeɪʃəs/ (say meelee ayshuhs) adjective belonging to the Meliaceae, a family of trees and shrubs including the mahogany, red cedar, etc. {New Latin Melia the typical genus (from Greek: ash tree) + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • meliaceous — adjective see meliaceae * * * /mee lee ay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Meliaceae, the mahogany family of plants. Cf. mahogany family. [1895 1900; < NL Meliace(ae) (equiv. to Meli(a) genus name ( < Gk melía ash tree) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sweitenia Mahogoni — Swietenia Swie*te ni*a, n. [NL. Named after Gerard Van Sweiten, physician to Maria Theresa of Austria.] (Bot.) A genus of meliaceous trees consisting of one species ({Sweitenia Mahogoni}), the mahogany tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swietenia — Swie*te ni*a, n. [NL. Named after Gerard Van Sweiten, physician to Maria Theresa of Austria.] (Bot.) A genus of meliaceous trees consisting of one species ({Sweitenia Mahogoni}), the mahogany tree. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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