gerardia

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ge·rar·dia

noun \jə-ˈrär-dē-ə\

Definition of GERARDIA

:  any of a genus (Agalinis syn. Gerardia) of often root-parasitic herbs of the snapdragon family having pink, purple, or white flowers

Origin of GERARDIA

New Latin, from John Gerard †1612 English botanist
First Known Use: 1851

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