1. foster family the family of a fosterling
  2. aster family plants with heads composed of many florets: aster
  3. fumitory family erect or climbing herbs of the northern hemisphere and southern Africa: bleeding heart; Dutchman's breeches; fumitory; squirrel corn
  4. oleaster family shrubs or small trees often armed
  5. mustard family a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers
  6. madder family widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
  7. foster-father a man who is a foster parent
  8. foster father a man who is a foster parent
  9. superfamily a taxonomic group ranking below an order but above a family
  10. bacteria family a family of bacteria
  11. gesneria family large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas
  12. gooseberry family in some classifications considered a part of the family Saxifragaceae: plants whose fruit is a berry
  13. violet family a family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus
  14. grass tree family one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae but not widely accepted
  15. foster home a household in which an orphaned or delinquent child is placed (usually by a social-service agency)
  16. soapberry family chiefly tropical New and Old World deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs bearing leathery drupes with yellow translucent flesh; most plants produce toxic saponins
  17. rose family a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales
  18. nasturtium family coextensive with the genus Tropaeolum
  19. ginger family a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
  20. pepper family tropical woody vines and herbaceous plants having aromatic herbage and minute flowers in spikelets