plural noun
Ham·​a·​mel·​i·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌhaməˌmeləˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Hamamelidaceae

: a family of shrubs and trees (order Rosales) having small often clustered flowers and a bicarpellate bilocular ovary and comprising the witch hazels and related plants — see fothergilla, hamamelis

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Other Words from Hamamelidaceae

hamamelidaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hamamelidaceae

New Latin, from Hamamelid-, Hamamelis, type genus + -aceae

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“Hamamelidaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hamamelidaceae. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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