Marantaceae

plural noun
Mar·an·ta·ce·ae | \ˌmarən‧ˈtāsēˌē\

Definition of Marantaceae 

: a family of tropical monocotyledonous perennial herbs (order Musales) having a pronounced swelling at the junction of the petiole and leaf blade

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Other Words from Marantaceae

marantaceous \¦⸗69 ¦tāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Marantaceae

New Latin, from Maranta, type genus + -aceae

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