Caryocaraceae

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

Definition of Caryocaraceae 

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

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Other Words from Caryocaraceae

caryocaraceous \ -​kə¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Caryocaraceae

New Latin, from Caryocar, type genus + -aceae

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