plural noun
Tur·​ner·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌtərnəˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Turneraceae

: a family of mostly tropical American herbs or shrubs (order Parietales) having flowers with five stamens, three styles, and a free ovary

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Other Words from Turneraceae

turneraceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦rāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Turneraceae

New Latin, from Turnera, type genus + -aceae

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“Turneraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turneraceae. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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