plural noun
Styra·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌstīrəˈkāsēˌē, ˌstir- \

Definition of Styracaceae

: a widely distributed family of shrubs and trees (order Ebenales) having flowers with a 5-lobed corolla and 10 stamens and a dry or drupaceous fruit — see styrax

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Other Words from Styracaceae

styracaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Styracaceae

New Latin, from Styrac-, Styrax, type genus + -aceae

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“Styracaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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