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fraxinella

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

Origin of FRAXINELLA

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

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