plural noun Tra·pa·ce·ae \trəˈpāsēˌē\

Definition of Trapaceae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family of dicotyledonous plants (order Myrtales) that contains solely the genus Trapa and that is commonly treated as a subfamily or tribe of Onagraceae

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Origin and Etymology of trapaceae

New Latin, from Trapa, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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