plural noun
Icac·​i·​na·​ce·​ae | \ iˌkasəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Icacinaceae

: a family of tropical chiefly woody plants of the order Sapindales with alternate leaves, panicled flowers, and drupaceous fruit

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Other Words from Icacinaceae

icacinaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Icacinaceae

New Latin, from Icacina, type genus (from International Scientific Vocabulary icaco + New Latin -ina) + -aceae

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“Icacinaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Icacinaceae. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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