Elatinaceae

plural noun Elat·i·na·ce·ae \ə̇ˌlatənˈāsēˌē, ˌelətə̇ˈnā-\

Definition of Elatinaceae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of aquatic or marsh plants (order Parietales) having opposite leaves and small axillary flowers

elatinaceous

\ə̇¦latən¦āshəs, ¦elətə̇¦nā-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of elatinaceae

New Latin, from Elatine, type genus + -aceae


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