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santolina

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noun san·to·li·na \ˌsan-tə-ˈlē-nə\

Definition of santolina

plural san·to·li·nas or san·to·li·na

  1. :  any of a genus (Santolina) of aromatic Mediterranean composite subshrubs that have dissected evergreen leaves and clustered flower heads lacking ray flowers



Origin of santolina

New Latin, alteration of Latin santonica, an herb, feminine of santonicus of the Santoni, from Santoni, a people of Aquitania


First Known Use: 1578


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