plural noun
Cal·​y·​ce·​ra·​ce·​ae | \ ˌkaləsəˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Calyceraceae

: a family of South American herbs or subshrubs (order Campanulales) having flowers in heads like the composites but differing in the variable number of perianth lobes and the more or less distinct anthers

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Other Words from Calyceraceae

calyceraceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Calyceraceae

New Latin, from Calycera, type genus (irregular from calyc- + Greek keras horn) + -aceae

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“Calyceraceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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