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|Noun||1.||water-shield family - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia|
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Cabomba, genus Cabomba - alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants