plural noun Po·lyg·a·la·ce·ae

Definition of Polygalaceae

  1. :  a family (order Geraniales) of herbs, shrubs, or small trees widely distributed throughout both hemispheres and having irregular flowers with three to five petals, monadelphous stamens, and five sepals of which the two lateral are petaloid



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Origin and Etymology of polygalaceae

New Latin, from Polygala, type genus + -aceae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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