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hydrophyllaceous

[hahy-droh-fi-ley-shuh s] /ˌhaɪ droʊ fɪˈleɪ ʃəs/
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1.
belonging to the Hydrophyllaceae, the waterleaf family of plants.
Compare waterleaf family.
Origin
< New Latin Hydrophyllace(ae) (Hydrophyll(um) the type genus (see hydro-1, -phyll) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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