Meaning of -ACEOUS in English

-ACEOUS

|āshəs adjective suffix

Etymology: Latin -aceus

: characterized by

aren aceous

argill aceous

: of the nature of

herb aceous

: belonging to or connected with a division of animals characterized by or of the nature of

cet aceous

crust aceous

: belonging to or connected with a family of plants of the nature of

solan aceous

— often in adjectives corresponding to biological classification names in -acea, -aceae

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