plural noun
Cal·​a·​mar·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌkaləˌmerēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Calamariaceae

: a family of Paleozoic horsetaillike pteridophytes having Calamites as its principal genus and being variously considered as belonging to the order Equisetales or in some classifications as coextensive with a separate order

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Other Words from Calamariaceae

calamariaceous \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective
calamarian \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈmerēən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Calamariaceae

New Latin, from Latin calamarius of a writing reed (from calamus reed, from Greek kalamos) + New Latin -aceae

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“Calamariaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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