Haemodoraceae

plural noun

Hae·​mo·​do·​ra·​ce·​ae
ˌhēmōdəˈrāsēˌē,
ˌhem-
: a family of chiefly tropical plants (order Liliales) having flowers with three stamens and an inferior ovary arranged in a complex panicled inflorescence
haemodoraceous
¦⸗⸗⸗¦rāshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Haemodorum, type genus (from hem- + Greek dōron gift) + -aceae

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“Haemodoraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haemodoraceae. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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