plural noun
Bang·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbaŋ-ē-ˈā-sē-ˌē \

Definition of Bangiaceae

: a family of chiefly marine red algae (order Bangiales) having a simple unbranched mostly thin or membranaceous thallus with a single stellate axile chromatophore in each cell and no pits in the cell walls

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Other Words from Bangiaceae

bangiaceous \ ¦baŋ-​ē-​¦ā-​shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Bangiaceae

New Latin, from Bangia, type genus (from Hoffman Bang, 19th century Danish botanist + New Latin -ia) + -aceae

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“Bangiaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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