Osmundaceae

plural noun
Os·mun·da·ce·ae | \ ˌäzmənˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Osmundaceae 

: a large family of widely distributed ferns with naked sori and brightly stalked annulate sporangia that open longitudinally

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Other words from Osmundaceae

osmundaceous \¦⸗⸗¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Osmundaceae

New Latin, from Osmunda, type genus + -aceae

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