Sapindaceae

plural noun Sap·in·da·ce·ae \ˌsapə̇nˈdāsēˌē\

Definition of Sapindaceae

  1. :  a large family of chiefly tropical and predominantly Old World woody plants (order Sapindales) with alternate and usually pinnate or trifoliolate leaves that lack stipules, small flowers commonly in axillary or terminal panicles, and a fruit that may be capsular, drupaceous, or made up of samaras

sapindaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of sapindaceae

New Latin, from Sapindus, type genus + -aceae


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