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Noun: Brassicaceae
  1. A large family of plants with four-petalled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
    - Cruciferae, family Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, mustard family

Type of: dilleniid dicot family

Part of: order Papaverales, order Rhoeadales, Papaverales, Rhoeadales

Encyclopedia: Brassicaceae