Marattiaceae

plural noun

Ma·​rat·​ti·​a·​ce·​ae
: a family (coextensive with the order Marattiales) of chiefly tropical eusporangiate ferns with mostly pinnate often gigantic fronds and thick stipules and abaxial sori
marattiaceous
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adjective

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Jun. 2024.

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