plural noun Par·ke·ri·a·ce·ae \(ˌ)pärkirēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Parkeriaceae

  1. :  a family of homosporous leptosporangiate ferns that is coextensive with the genus Ceratopteris and is sometimes included in Polypodiaceae

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Origin and Etymology of parkeriaceae

New Latin, from Parkeria, type genus (from C. S. Parker, its 19th century discoverer) + -aceae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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