plural noun Ci·cho·ri·a·ce·ae \sə̇ˌkōrēˈāsēˌē, -ȯr-\

Definition of Cichoriaceae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family of herbs or shrubs comprising all the composites (as chicories) that have milky juice and flower heads made up of only ligulate flowers — see compositae



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Origin and Etymology of cichoriaceae

New Latin, from Cichorium, type genus + -aceae

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