plural noun
Fu·​mar·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ fyüˌma(a)rēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Fumariaceae

: a family of erect or climbing herbs (order Papaverales) of the northern hemisphere and southern Africa with basal or alternate dissected leaves, irregular spurred flowers, and capsular fruit

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Other Words from Fumariaceae

fumariaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Fumariaceae

New Latin, from Fumaria, type genus + -aceae

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“Fumariaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fumariaceae. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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