plural noun
Ol·​a·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌäləˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Olacaceae

: a family of tropical trees or shrubs (order Santalales) having simple leaves and small flowers with a one-celled ovary followed by a one-seeded fruit

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Other Words from Olacaceae

olacaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Olacaceae

New Latin, from Olac-, Olax, type genus + -aceae

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“Olacaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Olacaceae. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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