Definition of myricaceous in English:

myricaceous

adjective

Botany
  • Of or relating to the family Myricaceae, which comprises the genera Myrica, Comptonia, and Canacomyrica.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From myrica + -aceous, after scientific Latin Myricaceae, family name.

Pronunciation

myricaceous

/ˌmɪrɪˈkeɪʃəs/