plural noun Pal·mel·la·ce·ae \ˌpalməˈlāsēˌē\

Definition of Palmellaceae

  1. :  a family of green algae (order Volvocales) — see palmella


\¦palmə¦lāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of palmellaceae

New Latin, from Palmella, type genus + -aceae

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