plural noun
Staph·​y·​le·​a·​ce·​ae | \ˌstafəlēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Staphyleaceae 

: a family of plants (order Sapindales) mostly of the north temperate zone that have compound leaves, perfect regular flowers with introrse anthers, and inflated capsular fruit

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Other Words from Staphyleaceae

staphyleaceous \¦⸗⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Staphyleaceae

New Latin, from Staphylea, type genus + -aceae

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