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 and Etymology of gerardia
New Latin, from John Gerard †1612 English botanist
First Known Use: 1851
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