Aizoaceae

plural noun Ai·zo·a·ce·ae \ ā-ˌī-zə-ˈwā-sē-ˌē \

Definition of Aizoaceae

:a family of herbs or small shrubs (order Caryophyllales) with solitary or cymose flowers and capsular fruit (as the carpetweed and the fig marigolds)

aizoaceous

\ā-¦ī-zə-¦wā-shəs, ¦ā-ˌī-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aizoaceae

New Latin, from Aizoon, type genus + -aceae


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