myrsine family

noun
family of Old World tropical trees and shrubs; some in Florida
Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family
Member Holonyms: ↑Primulales, ↑order Primulales
Member Meronyms: ↑Myrsine, ↑genus Myrsine, ↑Ardisia, ↑genus Ardisia

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\\ˈmərsənē-\ noun
Etymology: New Latin Myrsine, genus of shrubs

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