hydrophyllaceous

[ hahy-droh-fi-ley-shuh s ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ fɪˈleɪ ʃəs /

adjective

belonging to the Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family of plants.

Nearby words

  1. hydrophilous,
  2. hydrophobe,
  3. hydrophobia,
  4. hydrophobic,
  5. hydrophone,
  6. hydrophyte,
  7. hydropic,
  8. hydropic degeneration,
  9. hydroplane,
  10. hydroplaner


Origin of hydrophyllaceous

< New Latin Hydrophyllace(ae) (Hydrophyll(um) the type genus (see hydro-1, -phyll) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous

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