Meliaceae

plural noun Me·li·a·ce·ae \ˌmēlēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Meliaceae

  1. :  a family of tropical trees and shrubs (order Geraniales) that have monadelphous stamens and include various important timber and ornamental trees — see mahogany, melia

meliaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of meliaceae

New Latin, from Melia, type genus + -aceae


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