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noun he·pat·i·ca \hi-ˈpa-ti-kə\

Definition of hepatica

  1. :  any of a genus (Hepatica) of herbs of the buttercup family with lobed leaves and delicate flowers

Origin and Etymology of hepatica

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, liverwort, from Latin, feminine of hepaticus

First Known Use: 1578

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