Scit`a*min"e*ous [NL. sciamineosus, fr. Scitamineze, fr. L. scitamentum a delicacy, dainty.] Bot.

Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants (Scitamimeae), mostly tropical herbs, including the ginger, Indian shot, banana, and the plants producing turmeric and arrowroot.


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