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Noun: Agavaceae
  1. Chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae (Dracaenaceae); comprises plants that in some classifications are divided between the Amaryllidaceae and the Liliaceae
    - family Agavaceae, agave family, sisal family

Type of: liliid monocot family

Part of: Liliales, order Liliales

Encyclopedia: Agavaceae