family Ebenaceae

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Ebenaceae - fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Ebenales, order Ebenales - trees or shrubs of the families Ebenaceae or Sapotaceae or Styracaceae or Symplocaceae
Diospyros, genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
They're related to the true ebony tree and several tropical fruits like date plums and sapote, all members of the family Ebenaceae. Fortunately, they fruit much sooner than they form ebony, and at much smaller heights, beginning at age 3 and coming into full bearing within a decade.
Later, Baillon (1892) suggested that Oncotheca might be related to either Cliftonia (now Cyrillaceae) or the family Ebenaceae.
Diospyros celebica or Diospyros macassar of the Family Ebenaceae. The rough translation of Diospyros is "fruit of the gods."

Full browser ?