scitamineous


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scitamineous \Scit`a*min"e*ous\ (?; 277), a. [NL. scitamineosus,
   fr. Scitamineae, fr. L. scitamentum a delicacy, dainty.]
   (Bot.)
   Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants
   (Scitamineae), mostly tropical herbs, including the ginger,
   Indian shot, banana, and the plants producing turmeric and
   arrowroot.
   [1913 Webster]
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