Definition of Aceraceae

1. Noun. A family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples.

Exact synonyms: Family Aceraceae, Maple Family
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Acer, Genus Acer, Dipteronia, Genus Dipteronia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aceraceae

Acer campestre
Acer circinatum
Acer glabrum
Acer japonicum
Acer macrophyllum
Acer negundo
Acer negundo Californicum
Acer palmatum
Acer pennsylvanicum
Acer platanoides
Acer pseudoplatanus
Acer rubrum
Acer saccharinum
Acer saccharum
Acer spicatum
Aceraceae
Aces
Acetobacter
Achab
Achaea
Achaean
Achaeans
Achaemenes
Achaemenian
Achaemenians
Achaemenid
Achaemenid Empire
Achaemenidae
Achaemenides
Achaemenids

Literary usage of Aceraceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"aceraceae St. Hil. Expos. Fam. 2: 15. 1805. MAPLE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, with watery often saccharine sap, opposite simple and palmately lobed (rarely ..."

2. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"... MAPLE FAMILY—aceraceae. Two strong, constant characteristics mark the Maple family: 1. Leaves—opposite, simple, except in Boxelder. 2. ..."

3. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"Lesson X. The maple family (aceraceae). — Figure 223 represents a spray of the leaves and flowers of the sugar maple Fig. 223. Spray of leaves and flowers ..."

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