Cunoniaceae

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

cunoniaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cunoniaceae

New Latin, from Cunonia, type genus + -aceae


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