Cepaceous Ce*pa"ceous, a. [L. cepa, caepa, onion.] Of the nature of an onion, as in odor; alliaceous. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • cepaceous — /si pāˈshəs/ (botany) adjective Smelling or tasting of onion or garlic ORIGIN: From the species name of the onion, Allium cepa …   Useful english dictionary

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