Juncaceous Jun*ca"ceous, a. [See {Juncate}.] (Bot.) Of. pertaining to, or resembling, a natural family of plants ({Juncace[ae]}), of which the common rush ({Juncus}) is the type. [1913 Webster]

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  • juncaceous — /jung kay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the plant family Juncaceae. Cf. rush family. [1850 55; < NL Juncace(ae) rush family (Junc(us) the type genus (L: rush) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • juncaceous — jun·ca·ceous …   English syllables

  • juncaceous — /dʒʌŋˈkeɪʃəs/ (say jung kayshuhs) adjective relating or belonging to, or resembling, the Juncaceae, or rush family of plants. {Latin juncus rush + aceous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • juncaceous —   a. pertaining to or like a rush; belonging to rush family of plants …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • juncaceous — adjective see juncaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Juncous — Jun cous, a. [L. juncosus, fr. juncus a rush.] Full of rushes: resembling rushes; juncaceous. [R.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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