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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“Osmundaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Osmundaceae. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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