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oleaceous

o·le·a·ceous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-lee-ey-shuh s]
    • /ˌoʊ liˈeɪ ʃəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-lee-ey-shuh s]
    • /ˌoʊ liˈeɪ ʃəs/

Definitions of oleaceous word

  • adjective oleaceous belonging to the Oleaceae, the olive family of plants. 1
  • adjective oleaceous of, relating to, or belonging to the Oleaceae, a family of trees and shrubs, including the ash, jasmine, privet, lilac, and olive 0

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Origin of oleaceous

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
1855-60; < New Latin Oleace(ae) (Ole(a) the olive genus (Latin olea, olīva olive, olive tree; see olive, oil) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous

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Parts of speech for Oleaceous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

oleaceous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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