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hosta

noun hos·ta \ˈhō-stə, ˈhä-\

Definition of HOSTA

:  any of a genus (Hosta) of Asian perennial herbaceous plants of the lily family with densely growing basal leaves and tall racemes of white or violet flowers —called also funkia, plantain lily
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Origin of HOSTA

New Latin, from Nicolaus Host †1834 Austrian botanist
First Known Use: 1930

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