Valerianaceous Va*le`ri*an*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, plants of a natural order ({Valerianacc[ae]}) of which the valerian is the type. The order includes also the corn salads and the oriental spikenard. [1913 Webster]

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  • valerianaceous — /veuh lear ee euh nay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the plant family Valerianaceae. Cf. valerian family. [1835 45; < NL Valerianace(ae) (see VALERIAN, ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • valerianaceous — va·le·ri·a·na·ceous …   English syllables

  • valerianaceous — adjective see valerianaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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