plural noun
Aes·​cu·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌe-skyə-ˈlā-sē-ˌē \

Definition of Aesculaceae

in some classifications
: a family of shrubs and trees of the order Sapindales that are usually made a tribe of the family Hippocastanaceae or placed among the Sapindaceae — compare aesculus

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Other Words from Aesculaceae

aesculaceous \ ¦e-​skyə-​¦lā-​shəs \ adjective

First Known Use of Aesculaceae

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aesculaceae

New Latin, from Aesculus, type genus + -aceae

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“Aesculaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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