plural noun
Piper·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌpipəˈrāsēˌē, ˌpīp-\

Definition of Piperaceae

: a family of tropical plants (order Piperales) having aromatic herbage, minute naked spicate flowers, and one-celled ovary

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Other Words from Piperaceae

piperaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Piperaceae

New Latin, from Piper, type genus + -aceae

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