Moraceae

plural noun
Mo·ra·ce·ae | \ məˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Moraceae 

: a family of trees or shrubs (order Urticales) that have a milky juice and small diclinous flowers with a one-celled ovary — see artocarpus, ficus, morus

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Other words from Moraceae

moraceous \-āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Moraceae

New Latin, from Morus, type genus + -aceae

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