plural noun
Cap·​pa·​ri·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌkapərə̇ˈdāsēˌē, kəˌpar- \

Definition of Capparidaceae

: a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Rhoeadales) distinguished from the related Cruciferae by a one-celled capsule

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Other Words from Capparidaceae

capparidaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦dāshəs , ⸗¦⸗⸗-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Capparidaceae

New Latin, irregular from Capparis, type genus + -aceae

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“Capparidaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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