plural noun Cras·su·la·ce·ae

Definition of Crassulaceae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of crassulaceae

New Latin, from Crassula, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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