Santalaceous San`ta*la"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants ({Santalace[ae]}), of which the genus {Santalum} is the type, and which includes the buffalo nut and a few other North American plants, and many peculiar plants of the southern hemisphere. [1913 Webster]

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  • santalaceous — adjective see santalaceae * * * santalāˈceous adjective Of or characteristic of the sandalwood genus Santalum, or sandalwood family Santalaceae • • • Main Entry: ↑santal * * * santalaceous, a. (sæntəˈleɪʃəs) [ aceous.] Belonging to the …   Useful english dictionary

  • santalaceous — san·ta·la·ceous …   English syllables

  • santalaceous — /sæntəˈleɪʃəs/ (say santuh layshuhs) adjective belonging to the Santalaceae, or sandalwood family of plants. {New Latin Santalāceae (from santalum sandalwood) + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

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