Capparidaceae

plural noun Cap·pa·ri·da·ce·ae \ˌkapərə̇ˈdāsēˌē, kəˌpar-\

Definition of Capparidaceae

  1. :  a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Rhoeadales) distinguished from the related Cruciferae by a one-celled capsule

capparidaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of capparidaceae

New Latin, irregular from Capparis, type genus + -aceae


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