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

Definition of Caprifoliaceae

: 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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History and Etymology for Caprifoliaceae

New Latin, from Caprifolium, type genus + -aceae

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