Al·tin·gi·a·ce·ae \(ˌ)alˌtinjēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Altingiaceae

  1. taxonomic synonym of hamamelidaceae

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Origin and Etymology of altingiaceae

New Latin, from Altingia, type genus (from W. A. Alting †1800 governor-general of the Netherlands East Indies + New Latin -ia) + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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