plural noun Vi·ta·ce·ae \vīˈtāsēˌē\

Definition of Vitaceae

  1. :  a family of woody or herbaceous vines (order Rhamnales) having simple, palmate, or pinnate leaves, usually tendril-bearing stems, and small greenish clustered flowers succeeded by a several-seeded berry — see cissus, parthenocissus, vitis


\(ˈ)vī¦tāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of vitaceae

New Latin, from Vitis, type genus + -aceae

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