plural noun
Ge·​ra·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae | \ jəˌrānēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Geraniaceae

: a family of mostly herbaceous plants (order Geraniales) having chiefly opposite or whorled leaves and flowers with one-seeded carpels that separate individually from a central column when ripe

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Other Words from Geraniaceae

geraniaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Geraniaceae

New Latin, from Geranium, type genus + -aceae

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“Geraniaceae.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 8 December 2019.

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