Boraginaceae

plural noun

Bo·​rag·​i·​na·​ce·​ae
bəˌrajəˈnāsēˌē
: a family of herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Polemoniales) of wide distribution distinguished mainly by circinate inflorescence and nutlike fruit

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Boraginaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Boraginaceae. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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