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gypsophila

noun gyp·soph·i·la \jip-ˈsä-fə-lə\

Definition of GYPSOPHILA

:  any of a large genus (Gypsophila) of Old World herbs of the pink family having small delicate usually paniculate flowers

Origin of GYPSOPHILA

New Latin, from Latin gypsum + New Latin -phila -phil
First Known Use: 1771

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