Ulmaceae

plural noun Ul·ma·ce·ae \ ˌəlˈmāsēˌē \

Definition of Ulmaceae

:a family of trees and shrubs (order Urticales) distinguished by the alternate stipulate pinnately veined simple leaves and small apetalous perfect or unisexual flowers — see celtis , planera , trema , ulmus

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Origin and Etymology of ulmaceae

New Latin, from Ulmus, type genus + -aceae


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