Marchantiaceae

plural noun

Mar·​chan·​ti·​a·​ce·​ae
: a family of liverworts (order Marchantiales) with prostrate usually dichotomously branched thalli and archegonia on specialized upright branches see marchantia
marchantiaceous
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adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Marchantia, type genus + -aceae

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“Marchantiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marchantiaceae. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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