1. familial relating to a social unit living together
  2. family primary social group; parents and children
  3. familiar a friend who is frequently in the company of another
  4. family line people descended from a common ancestor
  5. family Hylidae the amphibian family of tree frogs
  6. family Ulvaceae thin flat or tubular green algae
  7. family Oleaceae trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
  8. family Lophiidae large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
  9. family man a man whose family is of major importance in his life
  10. familiarly in a friendly or informal manner
  11. family Alliaceae one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted; includes especially genus Allium
  12. family Aloeaceae one of many families or subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
  13. family Palmae chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
  14. family name the name used to identify the members of a family
  15. family Felidae cats
  16. family Sulidae gannets and boobies
  17. family Alcidae web-footed diving seabirds of northern seas: auks
  18. family Molidae ocean sunfishes
  19. family Laridae gull family: gulls and terns
  20. family Malvaceae herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra

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