plural noun

Definition of Flacourtiaceae

: 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

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Other Words from Flacourtiaceae

flacourtiaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Flacourtiaceae

New Latin, from Flacourtia, type genus + -aceae

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“Flacourtiaceae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Flacourtiaceae. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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