plural noun
Zy·​go·​phyl·​la·​ce·​ae | \ ˌzīgōfə̇ˈlāsēˌē, ˌzig-\

Definition of Zygophyllaceae

: a family of herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Geraniales) distinguished by pinnate or bifoliolate stipulate leaves and axillary pentamerous flowers — see guaiacum sense 1, tribulus

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Other Words from Zygophyllaceae

zygophyllaceous \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦lāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Zygophyllaceae

New Latin, from Zygophyllum, type genus + -aceae

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