plural noun
Ul·​va·​ce·​ae | \ ˌəlˈvāsēˌē \

Definition of Ulvaceae

: a widely distributed family of thin green algae having either a flat or a hollow tubular thallus, reproducing by the conjugation of planogametes or of zoospores, and being classed among the Ulotrichales or now more commonly placed in the order Ulvales

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Other Words from Ulvaceae

ulvaceous \ ¦⸗¦vāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Ulvaceae

New Latin, from Ulva , type genus + -aceae

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“Ulvaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ulvaceae. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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