Definition of Andryala
: a genus of hardy perennial composite herbs with milky sap and alternate leaves that are native to the Mediterranean region and occasionally cultivated for their heads of bright yellow ligulate flowers
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Origin and Etymology of andryala
borrowed from New Latin (Linnaeus), borrowed from Greek andrýala, variant (in early printed editions of Theophrastus' Historia plantarum) of chóndrilla “gum succory” — more at chondrilla
First Known Use: 1760
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