plural noun Be·go·ni·a·ce·ae \bi-ˌgō-nē-ˈā-sē-ˌē, bē-\

Definition of Begoniaceae

  1. :  a family of monoecious plants (order Parietales) distinguished by the asymmetrical leaves and consisting of five tropical genera of which Begonia is much the largest


\bi-¦gō-nē-¦ā-shəs, bē-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of begoniaceae

New Latin, from Begonia, type genus + -aceae

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