Definition of Family Caricaceae

1. Noun. Trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves.

Exact synonyms: Caricaceae, Papaya Family
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Carica, Genus Carica

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Caricaceae

family Cannaceae
family Capitonidae
family Capparidaceae
family Caprifoliaceae
family Caprimulgidae
family Caproidae
family Capromyidae
family Capsidae
family Carabidae
family Carangidae
family Carapidae
family Carcharhinidae
family Carchariidae
family Cardiidae
family Cariamidae
family Caricaceae (current term)
family Carpinaceae
family Caryocaraceae
family Caryophyllaceae
family Castoridae
family Casuaridae
family Casuarinaceae
family Cathartidae
family Catostomidae
family Caviidae
family Cebidae
family Cecidomyidae
family Cecropiaceae
family Celastraceae
family Centrarchidae

Literary usage of Family Caricaceae

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

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"Acharia Family. Contains 3 genera, each with a single species, the plants formerly included in the preceding group. family Caricaceae. Papaya Family. ..."

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