Casasia

noun

Ca·​sa·​sia
kəˈsāzh(ē)ə,
-ˈa-
: a small genus of tropical American shrubs or trees (family Rubiaceae) having opposite leathery leaves and white or yellow flowers with a salverform corolla

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Luis de las Casas y Arargorri †1800 Spanish soldier + New Latin -ia

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“Casasia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Casasia. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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