Grossulariaceae

plural noun
Gros·su·lar·i·a·ce·ae

Definition of Grossulariaceae 

in some classifications

: a family of shrubs comprising those members of the family Saxifragaceae whose fruit is a berry and being usually coextensive with the genus Ribes

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Other Words from Grossulariaceae

grossulariaceous \¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Grossulariaceae

New Latin, from Grossularia, type genus + -aceae

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