plural noun
Ara·​li·​a·​ce·​ae | \ əˌrālēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Araliaceae

: a widely distributed family of plants (order Umbellales) with flowers typically pentamerous and umbellate and fruit a drupe or berry — compare ginseng, hedera

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History and Etymology for Araliaceae

borrowed from New Latin, from Aralia aralia + -aceae -aceae

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“Araliaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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