plural noun Bo·rag·i·na·ce·ae \bəˌrajəˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Boraginaceae

  1. :  a family of herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Polemoniales) of wide distribution distinguished mainly by circinate inflorescence and nutlike fruit

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Origin and Etymology of boraginaceae

New Latin, from Boragin-, Borago, type genus + -aceae

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