Flacourtiaceae

plural noun

Fla·​cour·​ti·​a·​ce·​ae
: a family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs (order Parietales) having flowers with numerous stamens and often with enlarged receptacle and undifferentiated perianth and including the chaulmoogras see flacourtia
flacourtiaceous
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adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Flacourtia, type genus + -aceae

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“Flacourtiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flacourtiaceae. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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