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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“Grossulariaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grossulariaceae. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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