-aceae

plural noun suffix

Definition of -aceae

: plants of the nature of Rosaceae in names of families of plants

History and Etymology for -aceae

borrowed from New Latin, going back to Latin, feminine plural of -āceus -aceous

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“-aceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-aceae. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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