plural noun
Mo·​nim·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ məˌnimēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Monimiaceae

: a family of chiefly tropical American trees and shrubs (order Ranales) having evergreen usually opposite leaves and insignificant generally unisexual flowers

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History and Etymology for Monimiaceae

New Latin, from Monimia, type genus + -aceae

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“Monimiaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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