Coccaceae

Coc·ca·ce·ae

(kok-kā'sē-ē),
An obsolete term for a family of Eubacteriales that included all the spheric cells dividing in one (Streptococcus), two (Micrococcus), or three (Sarcina) planes, then forming cells, pairs, tetrads, cubes or larger packets, or chains.
[G. kokkos, a berry]
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To date, 10 such words have appeared in Word Ways: AJANENSIS, MIMULUSES, COCCACEAE, ILICACEAE, SUSUHUNAN, MIMICISMS, NANNONAIA, ANALALAVA, MOMBEBACA and AGAMEMNON itself.