plural noun
Cen·tro·lep·i·da·ce·ae | \-ˌlepəˈdāsēˌē\

Definition of Centrolepidaceae 

: a small family (order Xyridales) of plants resembling sedges or mosses, occurring in the southern hemisphere (as in Australia) and comprising the bristleworts

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Other Words from Centrolepidaceae

centrolepidaceous \-¦dashəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Centrolepidaceae

New Latin, from Centrolepid-, Centrolepis, type genus (from Greek kentron sharp point + New Latin -lepis) + -aceae

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