Aira

noun

Ai·​ra ˈī-rə How to pronounce Aira (audio)
: a genus of delicate annual grasses with 2-flowered spikelets

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek, darnel

First Known Use

1770, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aira was in 1770

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“Aira.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aira. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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