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plural noun

in some especially former classifications
: a family of dicotyledonous plants that includes those figworts having the lower lip or lateral lobes of the corolla external in the bud


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taxonomic synonym of scrophulariaceae

Word History


Plural noun

New Latin, from Rhinanthus, type genus + -aceae

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“Rhinanthaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhinanthaceae. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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