plural noun Sau·ru·ra·ce·ae \ˌsȯrəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Saururaceae

  1. :  a family of perennial herbs (order Piperales) having small flowers destitute of perianth in terminal spikes and with an ovary of several separate carpels



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Origin and Etymology of saururaceae

New Latin, from Saururus, type genus + -aceae

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