Bassia

noun
Bas·​sia | \ ˈba-sē-ə \

Definition of Bassia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

Bassia

Bas·​sia | \ ˈba-sē-ə \

Definition of Bassia (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of madhuca

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History and Etymology for Bassia

Noun

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

New Latin, from French Bassi + New Latin -ia

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“Bassia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bassia. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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