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  • helianthaceous — |hēlēˌan|thāshəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Helianthus + English aceous : resembling, belonging to, or related to the genus Helianthus * * * helianthaceous, a. Bot. (hiːlɪænˈθeɪʃəs) [f. mod.L. helianth us + aceous.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • helianthus — helianthaceous /hee lee euhn thay sheuhs/, adj. /hee lee an theuhs/, n., pl. helianthuses. any composite plant of the genus Helianthus, comprising the sunflowers. [1770 80; < NL; see HELI 1, ANTHOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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