Anacardiaceae

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

anacardiaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of anacardiaceae

New Latin, from Anacardium, type genus + -aceae


First Known Use: 1830


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