meliaceous

Related to meliaceous: Meliaceae

meliaceous

(ˌmiːlɪˈeɪʃɪəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Meliaceae, a family of tropical and subtropical trees, including mahogany, some of which yield valuable timber
[C19: from New Latin Melia type genus, from Greek: ash]
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