noun \hi-ˈpa-ti-kə\

Definition of HEPATICA

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

Origin of HEPATICA

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, liverwort, from Latin, feminine of hepaticus
First Known Use: 1578

Rhymes with HEPATICA


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