Batidaceae

plural noun Bat·i·da·ce·ae \ˌbatə̇ˈdāsēˌē\

Definition of Batidaceae

  1. :  a family of low straggling dioecious shrubs (order Caryophyllales) having succulent opposite leaves and a conelike inflorescence — see batis

batidaceous

adjective

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.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of batidaceae

New Latin, from Batid-, Batis, type genus + -aceae


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!