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Bassia

noun Bas·sia \ˈba-sē-ə\

Definition of Bassia

  1. :  a small genus of European herbs (family Chenopodiaceae) that have corolla lobes without appendages, sepal usually in two pairs, and seeds without endosperm and that are naturalized locally in eastern North America

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Origin and Etymology of bassia

New Latin, from Ferdinando Bassi †1774 Italian naturalist + New Latin -ia


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Bassia

Bas·sia \ˈba-sē-ə\

Definition of Bassia

  1. taxonomic synonym of madhuca

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Origin and Etymology of bassia

New Latin, from French Bassi + New Latin -ia


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