Salicaceae

plural noun Sal·i·ca·ce·ae \ ˌsaləˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Salicaceae

:a family of dioecious trees or shrubs (order Salicales) having small apetalous flowers in catkins — see salix

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Origin and Etymology of salicaceae

New Latin, from Salic-, Salix, type genus + -aceae


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