African valerian


Definition of African valerian

: an herb (Fedia cornucopiae) of the family Valerianaceae cultivated for its red flowers or for use as a salad

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First Known Use of African valerian

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of African valerian was in 1886

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“African valerian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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