plural noun
Pe·​da·​li·​a·​ce·​ae | \ pəˌdālēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Pedaliaceae

: a family of annual or perennial hairy tropical herbs (order Polemoniales) with opposite leaves and zygomorphic flowers having bilabiate corollas and 4-loculate ovaries with two carpels

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Other Words from Pedaliaceae

pedaliaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pedaliaceae

New Latin, from Pedalium, type genus + -aceae

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“Pedaliaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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