Bombacaceae

plural noun
Bom·​ba·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbämbəˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Bombacaceae

: a widely distributed family of tropical trees (order Malvales) with palmate leaves and large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds

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History and Etymology for Bombacaceae

borrowed from New Latin, from Bombac-, Bombax bombax + -aceae -aceae

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“Bombacaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bombacaceae. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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