Buxaceae

plural noun
Bux·​a·​ce·​ae | \ bəkˈsāsēˌē \

Definition of Buxaceae

: 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

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Other Words from Buxaceae

buxaceous \ (ˈ)bək¦sāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Buxaceae

New Latin, from Buxus, type genus + -aceae

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“Buxaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Buxaceae. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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