plural noun
Bal·​sa·​mi·​na·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbȯlsəməˈnāsēˌē, -ˌsam- \

Definition of Balsaminaceae

: a family of plants (order Geraniales) distinguished from members of the Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers — see impatiens

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Other Words from Balsaminaceae

balsaminaceous \ ¦⸗(ˌ)⸗⸗¦⸗shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Balsaminaceae

New Latin, from Balsamina, type genus (from Greek balsaminē) + -aceae

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“Balsaminaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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