noun An·dry·a·la \anˈdrīələ\

Definition of Andryala

  1. :  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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to cast off or become cast off

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