plural noun
Schiz·ae·a·ce·ae | \ ˌskizēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Schizaeaceae 

: a small family of mainly tropical ferns of various habit with simple or pinnate fronds and ovoid sessile sporangia in spikes or panicles

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Other words from Schizaeaceae

schizaeaceous \¦skizē¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Schizaeaceae

New Latin, from Schizaea, type genus + -aceae

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