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fraxinella

noun frax·i·nel·la \ˌfrak-sə-ˈne-lə\

Definition of FRAXINELLA

:  a Eurasian perennial herb (Dictamnus albus) of the rue family with flowers that emit an aromatic flammable vapor in hot weather —called also gas plant
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Origin of FRAXINELLA

New Latin, diminutive of Latin fraxinus ash tree — more at birch
First Known Use: 1611

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