An·​dry·​a·​la | \ anˈdrīələ \

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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First Known Use of Andryala

1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Andryala

borrowed from New Latin (Linnaeus), borrowed from Greek andrýala, variant (in early printed editions of Theophrastus' Historia plantarum) of chóndrilla “gum succory”

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“Andryala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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