plural noun
Ben·​net·​ti·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ bə-ˌne-tə-ˈtā-sē-ˌē \

Definition of Bennettitaceae

: a family of fossil gymnospermous plants of the order Bennettitales having strobili usually bisexual and the female sporophyll more reduced than that of the male

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Other Words from Bennettitaceae

bennettitaceous \ bə-​¦ne-​tə-​¦tā-​shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Bennettitaceae

New Latin, from Bennettites, type genus + -aceae

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“Bennettitaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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