Meaning of porraceous in English:

porraceous

adjective

rare
  • Resembling a leek, especially leek-green in colour.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Surflet (fl. 1600–1616), translator. From classical Latin porrāceus resembling a leek, leek-green (from porrum leek + -āceus see -aceous) + -ous.

Pronunciation

porraceous

/pəˈreɪʃəs/ /pɒˈreɪʃəs/