plural noun
Res·​e·​da·​ce·​ae | \ ˌresəˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Resedaceae

: a family of mainly Mediterranean herbs (order Parietales) having alternate or fascicled leaves, glandular stipules, and racemose irregular flowers and including several that are cultivated as ornamentals — compare mignonette

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Other Words from Resedaceae

resedaceous \ ¦resə¦dāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Resedaceae

New Latin, from Reseda, type genus + -aceae

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“Resedaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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