Myrsinaceae

plural noun
Myr·si·na·ce·ae | \ ˌmərsəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Myrsinaceae 

: a family of tropical trees and shrubs (order Primulales) of which some occur in Florida and which have alternate glandular leaves, white or pink tetramerous flowers, and one-celled indehiscent fruit — see ardisia

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Other words from Myrsinaceae

myrsinaceous \¦⸗⸗¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Myrsinaceae

New Latin, from Myrsine, type genus (from Greek myrsinē myrtle, probably of Semitic origin; akin to the source of Greek myrrha myrrh) + -aceae

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