Ericaceae

plural noun
Er·​i·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌerəˈkāsēˌē\

Definition of Ericaceae

: a family of plants (order Ericales) comprising the heaths and various related plants, being predominantly shrubs, and having usually distinct stamens borne on a disk and an ovary with four or more locules

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Other Words from Ericaceae

ericaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Ericaceae

New Latin, from Erica, type genus + -aceae

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