Dipterocarpaceae

plural noun Dip·ter·o·car·pa·ce·ae

Definition of Dipterocarpaceae

  1. :  a family of trees (order Parietales) chiefly of tropical Asia yielding valuable wood and aromatic oils and resins and distinguished by having 2-winged fruit

dipterocarpaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dipterocarpaceae

New Latin, from Dipterocarpus, type genus + -aceae


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