plural noun
Jun·​ca·​ceae | \ ˌjəŋˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Juncaceae

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

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Other Words from Juncaceae

juncaceous \ ¦⸗¦kāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Juncaceae

New Latin, from Juncus, type genus + -aceae

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“Juncaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Juncaceae. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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