plural noun
Ver·​be·​na·​ce·​ae | \ ˌvərbəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Verbenaceae

: a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Polemoniales) having opposite leaves, chiefly irregular flowers, and entire ovary

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Other Words from Verbenaceae

verbenaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦nāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Verbenaceae

New Latin, from Verbena, type genus + -aceae

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“Verbenaceae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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