Juglandaceae

plural noun Ju·glan·da·ce·ae \ˌjüˌglanˈdāsēˌē, -glən-\

Definition of Juglandaceae

  1. :  a family of trees (order Juglandales) that include the walnuts and hickories and are characterized by odd-pinnate leaves, apetalous staminate flowers in catkins, pistillate flowers with a perianth and solitary or few in a cluster, and a drupe with a fibrous or woody epicarp and a nutlike seed

juglandaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of juglandaceae

New Latin, from Jugland-, Juglans, type genus + -aceae


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