Cunoniaceae

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

Definition of Cunoniaceae

: 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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Other Words from Cunoniaceae

cunoniaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cunoniaceae

New Latin, from Cunonia, type genus + -aceae

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“Cunoniaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cunoniaceae. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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