plural noun
Cam·​pan·​u·​la·​ce·​ae | \ (ˌ)kamˈpanyəˈlāsēˌē \

Definition of Campanulaceae

: a large family of dicotyledonous plants (order Campanulales) including herbs, shrubs, trees, and some climbers and having an acrid mostly milky juice, alternate leaves, and rather showy usually regular flowers

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Other Words from Campanulaceae

campanulaceous \ ¦⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦lāshəs , ⸗ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗⸗ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Campanulaceae

New Latin, from Campanula, type genus + -aceae

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“Campanulaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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