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Webster 1913 Edition


Proteaceous

Proˊte-a′ceous

,
Adj.
[From
Proteus
.]
(Bot.)
Of or pertaining to the
Proteaceæ
, an order of apetalous evergreen shrubs, mostly natives of the Cape of Good Hope or of Australia.

Definition 2021


proteaceous

proteaceous

English

Adjective

proteaceous (not comparable)

  1. (botany) Of or relating to the Proteaceae, an order of apetalous evergreen shrubs, mostly natives of the Cape of Good Hope or of Australia.