plural noun
Tac·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ taˈkāsēˌē\

Definition of Taccaceae

: a family of tropical herbs (order Liliales) comprising only Tacca and the monotypic genus Schizocapsa and having regular flowers with six stamens and a one-celled ovary

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Other Words from Taccaceae

taccaceous \ (ˈ)ta¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Taccaceae

New Latin, from Tacca, type genus + -aceae

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