[zahy-goh-fuh-ley-shuh s, zig-oh-]
belonging to the Zygophyllaceae, the caltrop family of plants.
Compare caltrop family.
Origin of zygophyllaceous
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of, relating to, or belonging to the Zygophyllaceae, an Old World family of flowering plants having pinnate leaves and capsules as fruits: includes the lignum vitae