Definition of Fagaceae
1. Noun. Chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fagales, Order Fagales
Member holonyms: Fagus, Genus Fagus, Castanea, Genus Castanea, Castanopsis, Genus Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Genus Chrysolepis, Genus Lithocarpus, Lithocarpus, Genus Nothofagus, Nothofagus, Genus Quercus, Quercus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagaceae
Literary usage of Fagaceae
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1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1901)
"fagaceae Drude, Phan., 409, 1879. OAK OR BEECH FAMILY. The oak family comprises five genera and 375 species. The family is of wide geographical distribution ..."