plural noun
Pit·​to·​spo·​ra·​ce·​ae | \ ˌpitəspəˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Pittosporaceae

: a family of chiefly Australian shrubs and trees (order Rosales) with regular pentamerous flowers and an ovary with many ovules

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Other Words from Pittosporaceae

pittosporaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pittosporaceae

New Latin, from Pittosporum, type genus + -aceae

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“Pittosporaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pittosporaceae. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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