Berberidaceae

plural noun Ber·ber·i·da·ce·ae \ ˌbər-bə-rə-ˈdā-sē-ˌē , bər-ˌber- \

Definition of Berberidaceae

: a family of shrubs or herbs (order Ranales) having the sepals and petals imbricated in several series and the fruit either a berry or a capsule

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Origin and Etymology of berberidaceae

New Latin, from Berberid-, Berberis, type genus + -aceae


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