Definition of Aquifoliaceae
: a family of widely distributed shrubs and trees (order Sapindales) having alternate simple often evergreen leaves, small dioecious flowers usually in axillary clusters, and berrylike drupes — see ilex
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Origin and Etymology of aquifoliaceae
New Latin, from Aquifolium, type genus (from Latin, holly tree, from aqui-—from acer sharp— + folium leaf) + -aceae
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