water-milfoil family


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Noun1.water-milfoil family - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Myrtales
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
genus Myriophyllum, Myriophyllum - chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils)