• Definition for "Fagaceae"
    • chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks;…
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Fagaceae definition

  • noun:
    • chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
  • others:
    • a family group of dicotyledonous archichlamydeous (apetalous) trees or bushes associated with order Fagales, typified because of the genus Fagus; the beech family.
  • proper-noun:
    • a natural group of mainly monoecious timber, including beeches, chestnuts, and oaks; it provides the genera Castanea; Castanopsis; Chrysolepis; Fagus; Lithocarpus; Nothofagus; and Quercus.
    • A taxonomic household within the purchase Fagales — the beech and similar woods.
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