Definition of Ambrosiaceae
in some classifications
: a family of herbs comprising all the composites (as ragweeds) that have the flower head subtended by an involucre of separate or united bracts and the stamens separate or merely connivent — see compositae
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Origin and Etymology of ambrosiaceae
New Latin, from Ambrosia, type genus + -aceae
First Known Use: 1834See Words from the same year
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