plural noun
Tax·​o·​di·​a·​ce·​ae | \ takˌsōdēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Taxodiaceae

: a family of evergreen or deciduous coniferous trees that includes the bald cypress and sequoia and formerly other trees and shrubs now typically placed in the family Cupressaceae

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other Words from Taxodiaceae

taxodiaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Taxodiaceae

New Latin, from Taxodium, type genus + -aceae

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on Taxodiaceae

What made you want to look up Taxodiaceae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


having no equal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!