Definition of plantaginaceous in English:

plantaginaceous

adjective

Botany
rare
  • Of or relating to the plant family Plantaginaceae, which includes the plantains.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Moore (1821–1887), gardener and writer on horticulture. From classical Latin plantāgin-, plantāgo plantain + -aceous, after scientific Latin Plantaginaceae, family name.

Pronunciation

plantaginaceous

/ˌplantədʒɪˈneɪʃəs//planˌtadʒɪˈneɪʃəs/