Linaceae

plural noun

Li·​na·​ce·​ae
līˈnāsēˌē
: a widely distributed family of herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Geraniales) having regular pentamerous flowers with the stamens twice as many as the petals and a fruit that is a capsule or a drupe see linum
linaceous
(ˈ)lī¦nāshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Linum, type genus + -aceae

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“Linaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Linaceae. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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