Menispermaceous Men`i*sper*ma"ceous, a. [Gr. mh`nh the moon + spe`rma seed.] (Bot.) Pertaining to a natural order ({Menispermace[ae]}) of climbing plants of which moonseed ({Menispermum}) is the type. [1913 Webster]

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