Definición de meliaceous en inglés

meliaceous

Pronunciación /ˌmiːlɪˈeɪʃəs/

adjetivo

Botánica
  • Of or relating to the family Meliaceae, which includes mainly tropical trees, some grown for their bark, fruit, or timber (notably mahogany, genus Swietana).

Origen

Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin Melia Melia + -aceous, after scientific Latin Meliaceae, family name.