Primulaceae

plural noun

Prim·​u·​la·​ce·​ae
: a family of herbs (order Primulales) having perfect regular flowers with a deciduous rotate or campanulate corolla and a superior ovary and being widely distributed chiefly in the northern hemisphere
primulaceous
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adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Primula, type genus + -aceae

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“Primulaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Primulaceae. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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