Lecythidaceae

plural noun
Lec·​y·​thi·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌlesəthəˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Lecythidaceae

: a family of large tropical trees (order Myrtales) having alternate leaves and large fruit with a woody epicarp

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Other Words from Lecythidaceae

lecythidaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Lecythidaceae

New Latin, from Lecythid-, Lecythis, type genus + -aceae

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“Lecythidaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lecythidaceae. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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