Elatinaceae

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

Definition of Elatinaceae

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

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Other Words from Elatinaceae

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

History and Etymology for Elatinaceae

New Latin, from Elatine, type genus + -aceae

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“Elatinaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elatinaceae. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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