Proteaceae

plural noun
Pro·te·a·ce·ae | \ˌprōtēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Proteaceae 

: a family of chiefly Australian and southern African dicotyledonous shrubs and trees (order Proteales) that has coriaceous leaves and clustered bracteate mostly tetramerous flowers

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Other Words from Proteaceae

proteaceous \¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Proteaceae

New Latin, from Protea, type genus + -aceae

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