plural noun
Tam·​a·​ri·​ca·​ce·​ae | \ ˌtamərə̇ˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Tamaricaceae

: a family of chiefly desert and often heathlike shrubs or trees (order Parietales) widely distributed in warm regions and having narrow entire leaves and flowers with five stamens and a one-celled ovary

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Other Words from Tamaricaceae

tamaricaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Tamaricaceae

New Latin, from Tamaric-, Tamarix, type genus + -aceae

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“Tamaricaceae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tamaricaceae. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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