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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History and Etymology for Salicaceae

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

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