plural noun Car·y·o·ca·ra·ce·ae \¦karē(ˌ)ōkəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Caryocaraceae

  1. :  a family of tropical South American trees (order Parietales) differing from Theaceae in having coherent petals and separate styles


\-kə¦rāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of caryocaraceae

New Latin, from Caryocar, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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