Butomaceae

plural noun
Bu·to·ma·ce·ae | \ ˌbyütəˈmāsēˌē \

Definition of Butomaceae 

: a small family of monocotyledonous water or marsh herbs (order Naiadales) distinguished chiefly by the many ovules and the dehiscent carpels of the fruit — compare water poppy

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Other words from Butomaceae

butomaceous \¦⸗⸗¦māshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Butomaceae

New Latin, from Butomus, type genus + -aceae

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