Al·​li·​ar·​ia | \ ˌalēˈa(a)rēə \

Definition of Alliaria

: a genus of Old World herbs (family Cruciferae) having broad undivided leaves, white flowers, and long siliques — see garlic mustard

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First Known Use of Alliaria

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alliaria

New Latin, from Latin allium, alium garlic + New Latin -aria

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“Alliaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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