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


\(ˈ)bək¦sāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of buxaceae

New Latin, from Buxus, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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