plural noun
Lo·​a·​sa·​ce·​ae | \ ˌlōəˈsāsēˌē \

Definition of Loasaceae

: a family of mainly herbaceous bristly hairy sometimes climbing plants (order Parietales) having regular pentamerous flowers with numerous stamens

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Other Words from Loasaceae

loasaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦sāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Loasaceae

New Latin, from Loasa, type genus + -aceae

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

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