plural noun
Dat·​is·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌdatə̇ˈskāsēˌē \

Definition of Datiscaceae

: a small family of herbs or trees (order Parietales) having regular often dioecious and apetalous flowers in racemes or spikes and a one-seeded capsule

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Other Words from Datiscaceae

datiscaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦skāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Datiscaceae

New Latin, from Dastica type genus + -aceae

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“Datiscaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Datiscaceae. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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