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English noun: family Palmaceae

1. family Palmaceae (plant) chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales

SynonymsArecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae

Broader (hypernym)liliopsid family, monocot family

Member holonymAcrocomia, Arenga, Attalea, Borassus, Caryota, Ceroxylon, Cocos, Copernicia, Corypha, Elaeis, Euterpe, genus Acrocomia, genus Areca, genus Arenga, genus Attalea, genus Borassus, genus Calamus, genus Caryota, genus Ceroxylon, genus Cocos, genus Copernicia, genus Corozo, genus Corypha, genus Elaeis, genus Euterpe, genus Livistona, genus Metroxylon, genus Nipa, genus Nypa, genus Orbignya, genus Phoenicophorium, genus Phoenix, genus Phytelephas, genus Raffia, genus Raphia, genus Rhapis, genus Roystonea, genus Sabal, genus Serenoa, genus Thrinax, Livistona, Metroxylon, Nipa, Nypa, Orbignya, palm, palm tree, phoenicophorium, phoenix, phytelephas, Raffia, Raphia, Rhapis, Roystonea, Sabal, Serenoa, Thrinax

Member meronymorder Palmales, Palmales

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