-aceous

-aceous
adjective suffix Etymology: Latin -aceus 1. a. characterized by ; full of <
setaceous
>
b. consisting of <
diatomaceous
>
; having the nature or form of <
tuffaceous
>
2. a. of or relating to a group of animals typified by (such) a form <
cetaceous
>
or characterized by (such) a feature <
crustaceous
>
b. of or relating to a plant family <
solanaceous
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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