plural noun

Definition of Hydrophyllaceae

: a family of chiefly North American herbs or undershrubs (order Polemoniales) having a cymose often helicoid inflorescence and usually numerous ovules in each cell of a capsular fruit — see hydrophyllum , phacelia

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Other Words from Hydrophyllaceae

hydrophyllaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦lāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Hydrophyllaceae

New Latin, from Hydrophyllum, type genus + -aceae

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