[ kap-uh-ri-dey-shuhs ]
/ ˌkæp ə rɪˈdeɪ ʃəs /
belonging to the Capparidaceae (or Capparaceae), the caper family of plants.
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British Dictionary definitions for capparidaceous
/ (ˌkæpərɪˈdeɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Capparidaceae (or (Capparaceae), a family of plants, mostly shrubs including the caper, of warm tropical regions
Word Origin for capparidaceous
C19: from New Latin Capparidaceae, from Latin capparis caper
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