plural noun
Phry·​ma·​ce·​ae | \ frīˈmāsēˌē \

Definition of Phrymaceae

: a family of plants (order Polemoniales) coextensive with the genus Phryma

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History and Etymology for Phrymaceae

New Latin, from Phryma, type genus + -aceae

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“Phrymaceae.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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