thymelaeaceous

thymelaeaceous

(ˌθɪmɪlɪˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Thymelaeaceae, a family of trees and shrubs having tough acrid bark and simple leaves: includes spurge laurel, leatherwood, and mezereon
[C19: via New Latin, from Greek thumelaia, from thumon thyme + elaia olive]
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