plural noun
Achari·​ace·​ae | \ ə-ˌka-rē-ˈā-sē-ˌē, -ˌker-ē- \

Definition of Achariaceae

: a family of erect herbs or subshrubs (order Parietales) with palmately lobed leaves and monoecious flowers

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Other Words from Achariaceae

achariaceous \ ə-​¦ka-​rē-​¦ā-​shəs , -​¦ker-​ē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Achariaceae

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Achariaceae

New Latin, from Erik Acharius †1819 Swedish botanist + New Latin -aceae

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“Achariaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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