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)

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Other Words from Aizoaceae

aizoaceous \ ā-​¦ī-​zə-​¦wā-​shəs , ¦ā-​ˌī-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Aizoaceae

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aizoaceae

New Latin, from Aizoon, type genus + -aceae

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The first known use of Aizoaceae was in 1880

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aizle

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“Aizoaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aizoaceae. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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