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- adj. Of or pertaining to the plant family Oleaceae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a natural family of plants (Oleaceæ), mostly trees and shrubs, of which the olive is the type. It includes also the ash, the lilac, the true jasmine, and fringe tree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the Oleaceæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of trees or shrubs of the olive family
Oleaceae + -ous (Wiktionary)
These vases contained a variety of balsamic and oleaceous compositions for the anointment, which, when ultimately performed, prepared the bathers for the _sphæristerium_, in which various amusements and exercises were enjoyed.