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

Definition of Achariaceae

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


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

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Origin and Etymology of achariaceae

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

First Known Use: 1902

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to cast off or become cast off

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