noun \ˌsan-tə-ˈlē-nə\
plural san·to·li·nas or san·to·li·na

Definition of SANTOLINA

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


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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