hydrophyllaceous

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

adjective

belonging to the Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family of plants.

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Origin of hydrophyllaceous

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