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Xanthorrhoeaceae

Definition:

a liliid monocot family of flowering plants of the order Asparagales; not widely accepted

Class:

plant noun (plants and fungi)

Plural:

Xanthorrhoeaceae*
(* Xanthorrhoeaceae may be used in a singular or plural context)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Xanthorrhoea + -aceae
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Xanthorrhoeaceae

the botanical name of a family of flowering plants in the order Asparagales. Such a family has been recognized by most taxonomists, but the circumscription of the family has varied wildly. As defined by the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group in 2009, the... (41 of 1513 words, 1 image)

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Wiktionary:

Xanthorrhoeaceae | Xanthorrhoea - the only genus [subtype]

A taxonomic family within the order Asparagales -- the grass trees. (10 of 12 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Xanthorrhoeaceae

Etymology reference

Wiktionary:

Xanthorrhoeaceae

Origin: Xanthorrhoea + -aceae

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Xanthorrhoeaceae

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Xanthorrhoeaceae

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Xanthorrhoeaceae"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Xanthorrhoeaceae"

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