Ophioglossaceae

plural noun
Ophio·glos·sa·ce·ae | \ˌäfē(ˌ)ō(ˌ)gläˈsāsēˌē, ˌōf-\

Definition of Ophioglossaceae 

: a family of eusporangiate ferns (order Ophioglossales) that are more or less succulent and have a stem and usually a single frond with thin sheathing stipules and sporophylls forming a spike or panicle, the sporangia opening by transverse slits — see ophioglossum

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Other Words from Ophioglossaceae

ophioglossaceous \¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗(¦)⸗¦sāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Ophioglossaceae

New Latin, from Ophioglossum, type genus + -aceae

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