Arecaceae

plural noun
Ar·​e·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌarə̇ˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Arecaceae

in some classifications
: a family of palms that is coextensive with Palmae or restricted to forms closely related to the areca palm

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History and Etymology for Arecaceae

New Latin, from Areca, type genus + -aceae

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areca

Arecaceae

areca nut

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“Arecaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arecaceae. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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