Nitzschiaceae

plural noun
Nitzsch·​i·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Nitzschiaceae

: a family of diatoms (order Pennales) having the features of the genus Nitzschia

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History and Etymology for Nitzschiaceae

New Latin, from Nitzschia, type genus + -aceae

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“Nitzschiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nitzschiaceae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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