Marchantiaceae

plural noun
Mar·​chan·​ti·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Marchantiaceae

: a family of liverworts (order Marchantiales) with prostrate usually dichotomously branched thalli and archegonia on specialized upright branches — see marchantia

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Other Words from Marchantiaceae

marchantiaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Marchantiaceae

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 22 Jan. 2021.

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