plural noun Mo·not·ro·pa·ce·ae \məˌnä‧trəˈpāsēˌē\

Definition of Monotropaceae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family of saprophytic herbs of which Monotropa is the type genus

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Origin and Etymology of monotropaceae

New Latin, from Monotropa, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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