noun Bac·cha·ris \ˈbakərə̇s\

Definition of Baccharis

  1. :  a genus of smooth and resinous or glutinous shrubs (family Compositae) having whitish or yellow flower heads in pyramidal panicles

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Origin and Etymology of baccharis

New Latin, from Latin baccar, bacchar, a plant having a fragrant root, from Greek bakcharis sowbread

First Known Use: 1713

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