plural noun
Tri·​u·​ri·​da·​ce·​ae | \ (ˌ)trīˌyu̇rəˈdāsēˌē \

Definition of Triuridaceae

: a small family of saprophytic leafless herbs (order Triuridales) living in the tropics of both hemispheres and having star-shaped flowers with the perianth segments often fringed or tailed

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History and Etymology for Triuridaceae

New Latin, from Triurid-, Triuris, type genus + -aceae

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“Triuridaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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