plural noun
Lo·​be·​li·​a·​ce·​ae | \ lōˌbēlēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Lobeliaceae

: a family of widely distributed herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Campanulales) that are characterized by the irregular corolla and often syngenesious anthers and are especially abundant in the Pacific islands

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Other Words from Lobeliaceae

lobeliaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Lobeliaceae

New Latin, from Lobelia, type genus + -aceae

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“Lobeliaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lobeliaceae. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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