plural noun An·a·car·di·a·ce·ae \ˌanəˌkärdēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Anacardiaceae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of trees and shrubs (order Sapindales) comprising the sumacs, cashews, and related plants and having compound leaves, small regular dioecious or perfect flowers, and drupaceous fruits



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Origin and Etymology of anacardiaceae

New Latin, from Anacardium, type genus + -aceae

First Known Use: 1830

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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