Definition of ranunculaceous in English:

ranunculaceous

adjective

Botany
  • Relating to or denoting plants of the buttercup family ("Ranunculaceae")

Origin

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Ranunculaceae (plural), based on Latin ranunculus little frog + -ous.

Pronunciation:

ranunculaceous

/rəˌnəNGkyəˈlāSHəs/