Avicenniaceae

plural noun
Av·i·cen·ni·a·ce·ae

Definition of Avicenniaceae 

in some classifications

: a family coextensive with the genus Avicennia

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Avicenniaceae

New Latin, from Avicennia, type genus + -aceae

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Avicenniaceae

Share Avicenniaceae

Dictionary Entries near Avicenniaceae

aviatrix

Avicenna

Avicennia

Avicenniaceae

Avicennism

avicide

avicolous

Statistics for Avicenniaceae

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Avicenniaceae

What made you want to look up Avicenniaceae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!