Rhamnaceae

plural noun
Rham·​na·​ce·​ae | \ ramˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Rhamnaceae

: a widely distributed family (order Rhamnales) of thorny shrubs and trees having undivided stipulate leaves and cymose flowers with the stamens opposite the petals and a superior ovary that becomes a 3-celled capsule or a drupe

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Other Words from Rhamnaceae

rhamnaceous \ (ˈ)ram¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Rhamnaceae

New Latin, from Rhamnus, type genus + -aceae

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