Oxalidaceae

plural noun Ox·al·i·da·ce·ae \(ˌ)äkˌsaləˈdāsēˌē\

Definition of Oxalidaceae

  1. :  a family of widely distributed herbs or rarely trees (order Geraniales) having compound leaves and regular pentamerous flowers with monadelphous stamens and five distinct styles

oxalidaceous

\(¦)äk¦salə¦dāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of oxalidaceae

New Latin, from Oxalid-, Oxalis, type genus + -aceae


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