Lemnaceae

plural noun

Lem·​na·​ce·​ae
lemˈnāsēˌē
: 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
lemnaceous
(ˈ)lem¦nāshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Lemna, type genus + -aceae

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“Lemnaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lemnaceae. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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