plural noun
Bur·​man·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae | \ (ˌ)bərˌmanēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Burmanniaceae

: a family (order Orchidales) of chiefly tropical herbs having the leaves basal or arranged like bracts along the flower stalk and small flowers

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Other Words from Burmanniaceae

burmanniaceous \ -​āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Burmanniaceae

New Latin, from Burmannia, type genus + -aceae

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“Burmanniaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Burmanniaceae. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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