Barbarea

noun
Bar·​ba·​rea | \ ˌbärbəˈrēə \

Definition of Barbarea

: a small genus of yellow-flowered sometimes weedy biennial or perennial herbs (family Cruciferae) of the north temperate zone having lyrate or pinnatifid lower leaves and clasping stem leaves and basal rosettes of leaves that overwinter — see winter cress

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History and Etymology for Barbarea

New Latin, from St. Barbara, 3d century martyr + New Latin -ea

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“Barbarea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Barbarea. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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