plural noun Cu·pu·lif·er·ae \ˌkyüp(y)əˈlifəˌrē\

Definition of Cupuliferae

in some classifications

  1. :  an order or family of catkin-bearing trees including oaks, chestnuts, beeches, birches, and others that are now usually divided among the families Betulaceae and Fagaceae



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Origin and Etymology of cupuliferae

New Latin, from cupula + -i- + -ferae (feminine plural of -fer -ferous)

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