plural noun Ge·ra·ni·a·ce·ae \jəˌrānēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Geraniaceae

  1. :  a family of mostly herbaceous plants (order Geraniales) having chiefly opposite or whorled leaves and flowers with one-seeded carpels that separate individually from a central column when ripe



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Origin and Etymology of geraniaceae

New Latin, from Geranium, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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