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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quas′sia fam`ily(n.)

  1. a family, Simaroubaceae, of tropical and subtropical trees and shrubs having pinnately compound leaves, clusters of flowers, and medicinal bark.

    Category: Plants

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Simaroubaceae, family Simaroubaceae, quassia family(noun)

    chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit

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