plural noun Ar·au·car·i·a·ce·ae \-ˌka(a)rēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Araucariaceae

  1. :  a family of evergreen coniferous trees comprising the genera Araucaria and Agathis and having large seed cones with a single large seed on each cone scale Plants of the family Araucariaceae have been included in the family Pinaceae in some classifications.

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Origin and Etymology of araucariaceae

borrowed from New Latin, from Araucaria araucaria + -aceae -aceae

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