plural noun
Lim·​nan·​tha·​ce·​ae | \ ˌlim(ˌ)nanˈthāsēˌē \

Definition of Limnanthaceae

: a family of aquatic or marsh herbs (order Geraniales) that have pinnate leaves, long-peduncled small flowers, and polycarpellary fruit — see limnanthes

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Other Words from Limnanthaceae

limnanthaceous \ ¦⸗(ˌ)⸗¦thāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Limnanthaceae

New Latin, from Limnanthes, type genus + -aceae

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“Limnanthaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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