Definition of Amygdalaceae
in some especially former classifications
: a family of trees and shrubs comprising those plants of the family Rosaceae (as the plum, peach, and almond) that have a single pistil with united carpels and a characteristic drupe
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Origin and Etymology of amygdalaceae
New Latin, from Amygdalus, type genus + -aceae
First Known Use: 1839See Words from the same year
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