Basellaceae

plural noun
Bas·​el·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌbasəˈlāsēˌē, -azə- \

Definition of Basellaceae

: a small family of usually climbing herbs (order Caryophyllales) sometimes included in the Chenopodiaceae but distinguished by having the calyx and corolla dissimilar

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Other Words from Basellaceae

basellaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Basellaceae

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Basella basella + -aceae -aceae

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“Basellaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Basellaceae. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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