Arctotis

noun Arc·to·tis \ärkˈtōtə̇s\

Definition of Arctotis

  1. :  a genus of African herbs (family Compositae) having white woolly foliage and long-stalked flower heads — see african daisy 2

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Origin and Etymology of arctotis

New Latin, irregular from arct- + Greek ōt-, ous ear; from the earlike pappus scales — more at ear


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