Convolvulaceae

plural noun
Con·​vol·​vu·​la·​ce·​ae | \ kənˌvälv(y)əˈlāsēˌē \

Definition of Convolvulaceae

: a family of twining vines, erect herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Polemoniales) comprising the morning-glory family and having alternate leaves and regular pentamerous flowers with plaited corollas

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Other Words from Convolvulaceae

convolvulaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦⸗shəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Convolvulaceae

New Latin, from Convolvulus, type genus + -aceae

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“Convolvulaceae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Convolvulaceae. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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