plural noun Ac·ti·nid·i·a·ce·ae \ˌak-tə-ˌni-dē-ˈā-sē-ˌē\

Definition of Actinidiaceae

  1. :  a family of trees, shrubs, or woody vines (order Parietales) with stamens distinct or in fascicles adnate to the petals and a single multiloculate pistil

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Origin and Etymology of actinidiaceae

borrowed from New Latin, from Actinidia actinidia + -aceae -aceae

First Known Use: 1924

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