Alliaceae

noun
one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes especially genus Allium
Syn: ↑family Alliaceae
Hypernyms: ↑liliid monocot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Liliaceae, ↑family Liliaceae, ↑lily family

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\\ˌalēˈāsēˌē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Allium, type genus + -aceae
in some classifications : a family of monocotyledonous plants comprising chiefly the genus Allium which is now usually included in the family Liliaceae

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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