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Noun: Caryophyllaceae
  1. Large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
    - family Caryophyllaceae, carnation family, pink family

Type of: caryophylloid dicot family

Part of: Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales

Encyclopedia: Caryophyllaceae