plural noun
Ju·​glan·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌjüˌglanˈdāsēˌē, -glən- \

Definition of Juglandaceae

: a family of trees (order Juglandales) that include the walnuts and hickories and are characterized by odd-pinnate leaves, apetalous staminate flowers in catkins, pistillate flowers with a perianth and solitary or few in a cluster, and a drupe with a fibrous or woody epicarp and a nutlike seed

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Other Words from Juglandaceae

juglandaceous \ ¦⸗(ˌ)⸗¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Juglandaceae

New Latin, from Jugland-, Juglans, type genus + -aceae

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“Juglandaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/juglandaceous. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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