Aesculaceae

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

Definition of Aesculaceae

in some classifications

  1. :  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

aesculaceous

\¦e-skyə-¦lā-shəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aesculaceae

New Latin, from Aesculus, type genus + -aceae


First Known Use: 1895


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