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[jen-shee-uh-ney-shuh s] /ˌdʒɛn ʃi əˈneɪ ʃəs/

belonging to the plant family Gentianaceae.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Gentianaceae, a family of flowering plants that includes centaury, felwort, and gentian


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  • Gentian-family

    noun 1. the plant family Gentianaceae, typified by herbaceous plants having simple opposite leaves, usually blue flowers with five united petals, and fruit in the form of a capsule, and including the closed gentian, fringed gentian, centaury, exacum, and marsh pink.

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