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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