Plantaginaceae

plural noun
Plan·​ta·​gi·​na·​ce·​ae | \ ˌplantəjəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Plantaginaceae

: a family of dicotyledonous plants constituting the order Plantaginales and characterized by spicate or capitate tetramerous flowers with a membranous or scarious corolla and a fruit that is a pyxidium or an indehiscent nutlet — see plantago

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Other Words from Plantaginaceae

plantaginaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Plantaginaceae

New Latin Plantagin-, Plantago, type genus + -aceae

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“Plantaginaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plantaginaceae. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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