plural noun Gne·ta·ce·ae \nə̇ˈtāsēˌē\

Definition of Gnetaceae

  1. :  a family of plants (order Gnetales) having small unisexual flowers and fleshy or winged fruits — see ephedra, gnetum, welwitschia


\-āshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of gnetaceae

New Latin, from Gnetum, type genus + -aceae

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