Juncaceae

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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