plural noun
Sar·​ra·​ce·​ni·​a·​ce·​ae | \ -ˌsēnēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Sarraceniaceae

: a family of insectivorous plants (order Sarraceniales) having basal tubular leaves with a thin lamina like a wing at the inner margin and a hood or other appendage at the apex and large conspicuous pentamerous flowers

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Other Words from Sarraceniaceae

sarraceniaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Sarraceniaceae

New Latin, from Sarracenia, type genus + -aceae

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“Sarraceniaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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