Labiatae

plural noun
La·​bi·​a·​tae | \ ˌlābēˈāˌtē \

Definition of Labiatae

: a family of mostly aromatic herbs, shrubs, or rarely trees (order Polemoniales) distinguished especially by the four-lobed ovary which becomes four one-seeded nutlets in fruit — see mint

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History and Etymology for Labiatae

New Latin, from feminine plural of labiatus labiate

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“Labiatae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Labiatae. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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