Vaucheriaceae

plural noun
Vau·​che·​ri·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Vaucheriaceae

: a family of oogamous green algae (order Siphonales) of which Vaucheria is the chief and type genus

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Other Words from Vaucheriaceae

vaucheriaceous \ (¦)⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Vaucheriaceae

New Latin, from Vaucheria, type genus + -aceae

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“Vaucheriaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vaucheriaceae. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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