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nemophila

noun ne·moph·i·la \ni-ˈmä-fə-lə\

Definition of NEMOPHILA

:  any of a genus (Nemophila) of annual herbs of the waterleaf family chiefly of western North America that are cultivated for their showy blue or white sometimes spotted flowers
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Origin of NEMOPHILA

New Latin, from Greek nemos wooded pasture + philos loving
First Known Use: 1838

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