Rutaceae

plural noun
Ru·​ta·​ce·​ae | \rüˈtāsēˌē\

Definition of Rutaceae 

: a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Geraniales) often glandular and strong scented and having flowers that are tetramerous or pentamerous with a compound ovary of four or five distinct or somewhat united carpels

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Other Words from Rutaceae

rutaceous \ -​āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Rutaceae

New Latin, from Ruta, type genus + -aceae

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Dictionary Entries near Rutaceae

Ruta

rutab

rutabaga

Rutaceae

rutaecarpine

rutch

rutelian

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