Acnida

noun
Ac·​ni·​da | \ ak-ˈnī-də \

Definition of Acnida

: a genus of American herbs (family Amaranthaceae) having entire leaves, greenish spicate flowers, and small utricles — see water hemp sense 1

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History and Etymology for Acnida

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + Greek knidē nettle

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“Acnida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Acnida. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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