Arracacia

noun
Ar·​ra·​ca·​cia | \ ˌarəˈkāsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Arracacia

: a genus of chiefly Mexican herbs (family Umbelliferae) having compound leaves, white flowers in umbels without an involucre, and a distinct stylopodium — see arracacha

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History and Etymology for Arracacia

New Latin, from Spanish arracacha

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“Arracacia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arracacia. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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