plural noun
Ox·​al·​i·​da·​ce·​ae | \ (ˌ)äkˌsaləˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Oxalidaceae

: a family of widely distributed herbs or rarely trees (order Geraniales) having compound leaves and regular pentamerous flowers with monadelphous stamens and five distinct styles

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Other Words from Oxalidaceae

oxalidaceous \ (¦)äk¦salə¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Oxalidaceae

New Latin, from Oxalid-, Oxalis, type genus + -aceae

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“Oxalidaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oxalidaceae. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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