Crassulaceae

plural noun
Cras·​su·​la·​ce·​ae

Definition of Crassulaceae

: a family of mostly fleshy herbs and subshrubs (order Rosales) having a scalelike gland at the base of each of the three or more connate pistils — compare sedum, stonecrop

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Other Words from Crassulaceae

crassulaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦lāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Crassulaceae

New Latin, from Crassula, type genus + -aceae

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“Crassulaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Crassulaceae. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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