plural noun
Len·​tib·​u·​lar·​i·​a·​ce·​ae | \ (ˌ)len‧ˌtibyəˌla(a)rēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Lentibulariaceae

: a family of insectivorous aquatic or bog herbs (order Polemoniales) having irregular flowers and capsular fruits — see bladderwort, pinguicula , utricularia

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Other Words from Lentibulariaceae

lentibulariaceous \ (¦)⸗¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Lentibulariaceae

New Latin, from Lentibularia, type genus (probably irregular from Latin lent-, lens lentil + tubulus small tube, diminutive of tubus tube) + -aceae

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“Lentibulariaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lentibulariaceae. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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