Equisetaceae

plural noun
Eq·​ui·​se·​ta·​ce·​ae | \ ˌekwəsəˈtāsēˌē \

Definition of Equisetaceae

: the sole surviving family of the order Equisetales appearing first in the Carboniferous and represented in the recent flora by the single genus Equisetum

Other Words from Equisetaceae

equisetaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦tāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Equisetaceae

New Latin, from Equisetum, type genus + -aceae

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“Equisetaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Equisetaceae. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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