Adelia

noun
Ade·​lia | \ ə-ˈdē-lē-ə, -lyə \

Definition of Adelia

: a genus of tropical American shrubs (family Euphorbiaceae) with toothed leaves and small yellowish flowers

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First Known Use of Adelia

1764, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adelia

New Latin, from adel- + -ia

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“Adelia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adelia. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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