Definition of -aceae in English:

-aceae

Syllabification: -aceae

suffix

Botany
  • Forming the names of families of plants: Liliaceae

Origin

from Latin, 'of the nature of', feminine plural adjectival ending.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody