plural noun
Lem·​na·​ce·​ae | \ lemˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Lemnaceae

: a family of aquatic plants (order Arales) consisting of a single flat or thickened frond bearing a root or roots below and one or two naked flowers on the upper surface — see duckweed

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Other Words from Lemnaceae

lemnaceous \ (ˈ)lem¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Lemnaceae

New Latin, from Lemna, type genus + -aceae

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“Lemnaceae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemnaceae. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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