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

Definition of Resedaceae

  1. :  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


\¦resə¦dāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of resedaceae

New Latin, from Reseda, type genus + -aceae

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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