Ad·​e·​noph·​o·​ra | \ ˌa-də-ˈnä-fə-rə \

Definition of Adenophora

: a genus of herbs (family Campanulaceae) of Europe and Asia that are distinguished by the cushionlike disk or gland around the base of the style

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First Known Use of Adenophora

circa 1827, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adenophora

New Latin, from aden- + -phora

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“Adenophora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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