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|Noun||1.||family Amygdalaceae - used in former classifications for plum and peach and almond trees which are now usually classified as members of the genus Prunus|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens