large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑order Polemoniales
Member Meronyms:

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\(ˌ)geˌsnirēˈāsēˌē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Gesneria + -aceae
: a large family of tropical herbs or rarely woody plants (order Polemoniales) having chiefly opposite leaves and strongly zygomorphic flowers

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