plural noun Ric·ci·a·ce·ae \ˌrichēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Ricciaceae

  1. :  a family comprising fleshy and typically rosette-forming liverworts that are nearly cosmopolitan in distribution and being usually included in Marchantiales but sometimes isolated in a separate order — see riccia

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Origin and Etymology of ricciaceae

New Latin, from Riccia, type genus + -aceae

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