Empetraceae

plural noun Em·pe·tra·ce·ae \ˌempə‧ˈtrāsēˌē\

Definition of Empetraceae

  1. :  a small family of heathlike shrubs (order Sapindales), having small diclinous flowers and drupes that resemble berries — compare crowberry 1a

empetraceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of empetraceae

New Latin, from Empetrum, type genus + -aceae


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