plural noun Er·y·throx·y·la·ce·ae \ˌerəˌthräksəˈlāsēˌē\

Definition of Erythroxylaceae

  1. :  a family of plants (order Geraniales) having monadelphous stamens, a bifid ligulate appendage or callosity on the inner face of each petal, and drupaceous fruit

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Origin and Etymology of erythroxylaceae

New Latin, from Erythroxylon, type genus + -aceae

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