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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“Marantaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marantaceae. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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