plural noun
Cyp·​er·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌsipəˈrāsēˌē, ˌsīp-\

Definition of Cyperaceae

: a large family of monocotyledonous plants (order Graminales) distinguished chiefly by having achenes, solid stems, and 3-ranked stem leaves — compare gramineae — see sedge

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Other Words from Cyperaceae

cyperaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cyperaceae

New Latin, from Cyperus, type genus + -aceae

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