plural noun
Pol·​e·​mo·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌpäləˌmōnēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Polemoniaceae

: a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants (order Polemoniales) with often showy flowers that have a 3-loculate ovary and 5 stamens inserted on the corolla tube and alternating with its lobes

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Other Words from Polemoniaceae

polemoniaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Polemoniaceae

New Latin, from Polemonium, type genus + -aceae

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“Polemoniaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polemoniaceae. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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