See also: acea and -ácea

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -acea, neutral plural of -aceus: belonging to, the nature of (enlarged from adjective suffix -ax, genitive -acis).

SuffixEdit

-acea

  1. (taxonomy) Used to form taxonomic names of superfamilies of plants, algae and fungi
  2. (zoology) Used to form taxonomic names of animals of the rank of order, suborder, or similar

Derived termsEdit



ItalianEdit

SuffixEdit

-acea f (masculine -aceo)

  1. -aceous e.g. erbacea, herbaceous

LatinEdit

SuffixEdit

-ācea

  1. nominative feminine singular of -āceus
  2. nominative neuter plural of -āceus
  3. accusative neuter plural of -āceus
  4. vocative feminine singular of -āceus
  5. vocative neuter plural of -āceus

SuffixEdit

-āceā

  1. ablative feminine singular of -āceus