Cornaceae

plural noun
Cor·​na·​ce·​ae | \ kȯrˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Cornaceae

: a family of mainly temperate-region trees, shrubs, or herbs (order Umbellales) comprising the dogwoods and related plants and having small clustered flowers, an inferior ovary, and drupaceous fruit

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Other Words from Cornaceae

cornaceous \ (ˈ)kȯr¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cornaceae

New Latin, from Cornus, type genus + -aceae

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“Cornaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cornaceae. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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