Dictionary

-aceae

noun plural suffix

Definition of -ACEAE

:  plants of the nature of <Rosaceae> —in names of families of plants

Origin of -ACEAE

New Latin, from Latin, feminine plural of -aceus -aceous

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: -acean (adjective suffix)Previous Word in the Dictionary: -aceaAll Words Near: -aceae
April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears