family Pteridaceae

noun
one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems; Pteridaceae is itself in turn sometimes further subdivided
Syn: ↑Pteridaceae
Hypernyms: ↑fern family
Member Holonyms: ↑Filicales, ↑order Filicales, ↑Polypodiales, ↑order Polypodiales
Member Meronyms:

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