plural noun

: 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

Word History


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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