plural noun Cap·ri·fo·li·a·ce·ae \ˌkaprəˌfōl ˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Caprifoliaceae

  1. :  a large family of plants (order Rubiales) characterized by opposite usually exstipulate leaves and flowers with calyx tube adnate to the ovary

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Origin and Etymology of caprifoliaceae

New Latin, from Caprifolium, type genus + -aceae

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