Definition of Betonica
in some especially former classifications
: a small genus of Eurasian herbs (family Labiatae) often included in Stachys having the corolla tube greatly exceeding the calyx
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Origin and Etymology of betonica
New Latin, from Latin betonica, vettonica betony
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