plural noun
Vi·o·la·ce·ae | \ ˌvīəˈlāsēˌē \

Definition of Violaceae 

: a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Hypericales) having pentamerous mostly irregular flowers and a one-celled ovary containing three parietal placentae

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History and Etymology for Violaceae

New Latin, from Viola, type genus + -aceae

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