Menispermaceae

adjective
Men·​i·​sper·​ma·​ce·​ae | \ ˌmenə(ˌ) spərˈmāsēˌē \

Definition of Menispermaceae

: a family of herbaceous or woody climbers (order Ranales) having small 3-parted dioecious flowers and curved embryo

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Other Words from Menispermaceae

menispermaceous \ ¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗¦māshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Menispermaceae

New Latin, from Menispermum, type genus + -aceae

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“Menispermaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Menispermaceae. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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