Buxaceae

plural noun Bux·a·ce·ae \bəkˈsāsēˌē\

Definition of Buxaceae

  1. :  a small family of widely distributed shrubs, trees, or sometimes herbs (order Sapindales) having evergreen foliage and flowers with no corolla and a 3-loculed ovary

buxaceous

\(ˈ)bək¦sāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of buxaceae

New Latin, from Buxus, type genus + -aceae


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