Definition of ericaceous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌerɪˈkeɪʃəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌerɪˈkeɪʃəs//
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relating to plants of the heather family Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from modern Latin Ericaceae (plural), from the genus name Erica, from Greek ereikē.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ericaceous