plural noun Cu·no·ni·a·ce·ae \kyüˌnōnēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Cunoniaceae

  1. :  a family of trees and shrubs (order Rosales) that are sometimes placed in the family Saxifragaceae but are distinguished by opposite or verticillate leaves and small flowers borne in dense clusters



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Origin and Etymology of cunoniaceae

New Latin, from Cunonia, type genus + -aceae

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