oleaceous

oleaceous

(ˌəʊlɪˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Oleaceae, a family of trees and shrubs, including the ash, jasmine, privet, lilac, and olive
[C19: via New Latin from Latin olea olive; see also oil]
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Adj.1.oleaceous - of or pertaining to or characteristic of trees or shrubs of the olive family
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eridania larvae feed on invasive plants and crops such as alfalfa, cotton, peanuts, sweet potato, onions, beans, tobacco, sunflower, manioc, quinoa, soy, tomatoes and oleaceous in general (Montezano et al., 2014).