plural noun
Elae·​o·​car·​pa·​ce·​ae | \ ə̇ˌlēō(ˌ)kärˈpāsēˌē \

Definition of Elaeocarpaceae

: a widely distributed family of trees and shrubs (order Malvales) closely related to Tiliaceae

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Other Words from Elaeocarpaceae

elaeocarpaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗¦pāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Elaeocarpaceae

New Latin, from Elaeocarpus, type genus + -aceae

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“Elaeocarpaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elaeocarpaceae. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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