Burseraceae

plural noun Bur·ser·a·ce·ae \ˌbərsəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Burseraceae

  1. :  a family of resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees (order Geraniales) with alternate pinnately compound leaves, small greenish usually panicled flowers, and drupaceous fruit — see bursera, elemi

burseraceous

\¦bərsə¦rāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of burseraceae

New Latin, from Bursera, type genus + -aceae


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