plural noun
My·​ris·​ti·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ mə̇ˌristəˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Myristicaceae

: a family of trees (order Ranales) having unisexual flowers, monadelphous stamens, and arillate seeds — see becuiba, nutmeg

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Other Words from Myristicaceae

myristicaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Myristicaceae

New Latin, from Myristica, type genus + -aceae

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“Myristicaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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