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|Noun||1.||Theophrastaceae - family of mainly tropical American trees and shrubs similar to those of the Myrsinaceae; often included in the Myrsinaceae|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Primulales, Primulales - Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae