Marattiaceae

plural noun
Ma·​rat·​ti·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Marattiaceae

: a family (coextensive with the order Marattiales) of chiefly tropical eusporangiate ferns with mostly pinnate often gigantic fronds and thick stipules and abaxial sori

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Other Words from Marattiaceae

marattiaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Marattiaceae

New Latin, from Marattia, type genus + -aceae

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“Marattiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marattiaceae. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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