-aceae


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-aceae

suffix forming plural proper nouns
denoting plants belonging to a family: Liliaceae; Ranunculaceae.
[New Latin, from Latin, feminine plural of -āceus -aceous]
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-aceae

a suffix used in the formation of names of plant families: Rosaceae.
[< Latin, feminine pl. of -āceus. See -aceous]
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