Di·​a·​to·​ma·​ce·​ae | \ ˌdīətəˈmāsēˌē, (ˌ)dīˌatə-\

Definition of Diatomaceae

 (Entry 1 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of bacillariaceae


plural noun
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Definition of Diatomaceae (Entry 2 of 2)

: a family of rectangular diatoms

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History and Etymology for Diatomaceae

New Latin, from Diatoma, type genus + -aceae

Plural noun

New Latin, from Diatoma, type genus + -aceae

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