Juncaceae

plural noun Jun·ca·ceae \ˌjəŋˈkāsēˌē\

Definition of Juncaceae

  1. :  a large widely distributed family of typically tufted herbs (order Liliales) resembling grasses and having a chaffy 6-parted perianth and a capsular fruit

juncaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of juncaceae

New Latin, from Juncus, type genus + -aceae


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