plural noun
Dros·​er·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌdräsəˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Droseraceae

: a small family of insectivorous plants (order Sarraceniales) comprising the sundews and having flat to filiform circinate leaves with the blade covered by long glandular hairs — see drosera

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Other Words from Droseraceae

droseraceous \ ¦dräsə¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Droseraceae

New Latin, from Drosera, type genus + -aceae

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“Droseraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Droseraceae. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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